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Minor earthquake 2.83999991 mag, 0 km WNW of Normandy Park, Washington


Earthquake location 47.4375S, -122.34383392334WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83999991 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Normandy Park in Washington on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.209999084473 km (11 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61512206. Unique identifier: uw61512206. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 17:12:37 / February 20, 2019 @ 5:12 pm. Exact location, longitude -122.34383392334° West, latitude 47.4375° North, depth = 18.209999084473 km. The 2.83999991-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:12:37 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tulalip, Marysville, Lake Stevens.

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km WNW of Normandy Park, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83999991 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.34383392334° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.4375° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.209999084473 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km WNW of Normandy Park, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-20 17:12:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-20 17:19:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 automatic 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 124 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 20 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 0.0700000003 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 uw61512206 Id of event.
Event Code 61512206 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61512206, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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