A 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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