A 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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