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Minor earthquake, 3.12 mag has occurred near Eatonville in Washington

Earthquake location 46.9403343S, -121.9711685WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Eatonville in Washington on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 06:39:58 / April 12, 2018 @ 6:39 am. Event id: uw61362202. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61362202, us2000dynd. Exact location of event, longitude -121.9711685 West, latitude 46.9403343 North, depth = 12.25 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:39:58 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.25 km (8 miles).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Centralia, Seattle, Sammamish.

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km ENE of Eatonville, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9711685° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.9403343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km ENE of Eatonville, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-12 06:39:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-12 06:54:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 152 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.004281 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 uw61362202 Id of event.
Event Code 61362202 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61362202,us2000dynd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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