A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83999991 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Shelton in Washington on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61511811. Unique identifier: uw61511811. Exact location, longitude -123.25150299072° West, latitude 47.289833068848° North, depth = 40.340000152588 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/19 / 2019-02-15 03:48:45 / February 15, 2019 @ 3:48 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.340000152588 km (25 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:48:45 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lakewood (c. 58 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kent, Tukwila, Auburn. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 struck near. 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.
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