A 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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