A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82999992 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Union Hill-Novelty Hill in Washington. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61507821. Id of event: uw61507821. The temblor was detected at 11:18:03 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/18 / 2018-12-26 19:18:03 / December 26, 2018 @ 7:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.810000419617 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -122.04383087158° West, 47.668834686279° North, depth 11.810000419617 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Lewis, Elk Plain, Port Townsend. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km SW of Union Hill-Novelty Hill, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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