A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Anacortes in Washington. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:59:43 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.56716666667 West, latitude 48.437 North, depth = 5.63 km. Event id: uw61500202. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61500202, us1000hj6n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 17:59:43 / October 30, 2018 @ 5:59 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.63 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Surrey, Brier, Mountlake Terrace (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Abbotsford (c. 151 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Langley (c. 93 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSE of Anacortes, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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