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Minor earthquake: M3.48 quake has struck near Port Ludlow in Washington



Earthquake location 47.8301667S, -122.87WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Port Ludlow in Washington on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.99 km (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mws, uw61293181. Id of event: uw61293181. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 03:55:26 / June 16, 2017 @ 3:55 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:55:26 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.87 West, latitude 47.8301667 North, depth = 51.99 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was DuPont, Fort Lewis, Langford (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km WSW of Port Ludlow, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.87° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.8301667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km WSW of Port Ludlow, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-16 03:55:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-16 04:11:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 66 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.66 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 211 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uw The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03242 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61293181 Id of event.
Event Code 61293181 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009mws,uw61293181, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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