A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Monroe in Washington. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 09:13:03 / July 21, 2017 @ 9:13 am. The temblor was reported at 01:13:03 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: uw61283812. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61283812. Exact location of earthquake, -121.9971695° West, 47.8930016° North, depth 14.35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.35 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enumclaw, Gig Harbor, Milton (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 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 two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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