A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Wauna in Washington on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7121658 West, latitude 47.4181671 North, depth = 25.07 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.07 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 18:53:05 / March 15, 2018 @ 6:53 pm. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:53:05 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61355072. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61355072.
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monroe, Everett, Snohomish (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NW of Wauna, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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