A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Chehalis in Washington on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.84 km (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.230835 West, latitude 46.642334 North, depth = 68.84 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 09:11:54 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:11 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61348971. Id of event: uw61348971. The temblor was picked up at 01:11:54 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elk Plain, Steilacoom, Fort Lewis (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lacey (c. 42 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tumwater (c. 17 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Aberdeen (c. 16 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km W of Chehalis, Washington.
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