A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Esperance in Washington. Exact location, longitude -122.3600006° West, latitude 47.7771683° North, depth = 18.3 km. The temblor was reported at 21:52:13 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 05:52:13 / March 8, 2018 @ 5:52 am. Event id: uw61371696. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61371696. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.3 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orting, Fort Lewis, Frederickson (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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