A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Packwood in Washington. Exact location of event, longitude -121.6490021 West, latitude 46.8909988 North, depth = 5.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.31 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61281132. Id of event: uw61281132. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 10:30:29 / July 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:30:29 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Issaquah, Des Moines, Fircrest. Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lakewood (c. 58 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km N of Packwood, Washington.
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