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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag strikes near Esperance in Washington

Earthquake location 47.7771683S, -122.3600006WA 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 1 km SSW of Esperance, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.3600006° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.7771683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSW of Esperance, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-08 05:52:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-08 05:55:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 127 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 83 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3598 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 uw61371696 Id of event.
Event Code 61371696 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61371696, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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