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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Gold Bar in Washington



Earthquake location 47.706501S, -121.4885025WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Gold Bar in Washington on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: uw61297037. Event ids that are associated: uw61297037. Exact location of event, depth 8.99 km, -121.4885025° West, 47.706501° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 09:56:30 / August 22, 2017 @ 9:56 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:56:30 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.99 km (6 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vashon, Bainbridge Island, Klahanie. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km SE of Gold Bar, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.4885025° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.706501° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SE of Gold Bar, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-22 09:56:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-22 09:59:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 automatic 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 138 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 ,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1363 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61297037 Id of event.
Event Code 61297037 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61297037, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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