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Minor earthquake, 2.82999992 mag has occurred near Union Hill-Novelty Hill in Washington

Earthquake location 47.668834686279S, -122.04383087158WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82999992 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.04383087158° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.668834686279° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.810000419617 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SW of Union Hill-Novelty Hill, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-26 19:18:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-26 19:23:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 reviewed 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 123 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, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.150000006 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 uw61507821 Id of event.
Event Code 61507821 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61507821, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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