A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mercer Island in Washington. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 22:35:37 / March 17, 2018 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.87 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61355627, us1000d5wk. Unique identifier: uw61355627. Exact location of earthquake, -122.2851639° West, 47.5639992° North, depth 1.87 km. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:37 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stanwood, Olympia, Yelm (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 4 km W of Mercer Island, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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