A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Riverbend in Washington. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.85 km (12 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 21:49:43 / September 17, 2017 @ 9:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -121.7655029° West, 47.4368324° North, depth 19.85 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61330461. Id of event: uw61330461. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:49:43 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was DuPont, Marysville, Poulsbo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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