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Minor earthquake, 2.92 mag strikes near Orting in Washington

Earthquake location 47.0636673S, -122.1658325WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Orting in Washington. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.95 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 12:59:49 / October 26, 2017 @ 12:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:59:49 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uw61321932. Event ids that are associated: uw61321932. Exact location of earthquake, -122.1658325° West, 47.0636673° North, depth 8.95 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shoreline, Bothell, Lake Forest Park. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km SE of Orting, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1658325° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.0636673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SE of Orting, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-26 12:59:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-26 13:06:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 132 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 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07704 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 uw61321932 Id of event.
Event Code 61321932 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61321932, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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