A 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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