A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Eatonville in Washington. The temblor was picked up at 12:40:54 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61307587. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61307587. Exact location, longitude -122.0393295° West, latitude 46.8813324° North, depth = 6.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.63 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 20:40:54 / September 14, 2017 @ 8:40 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chehalis, White Center, Snoqualmie (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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