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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag has occurred near Friday Harbor in Washington

Earthquake location 48.600666666667S, -123.0795WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Friday Harbor in Washington on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.16 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/19 / 2019-04-06 04:55:02 / April 6, 2019 @ 4:55 am. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:55:02 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -123.0795 West, latitude 48.600666666667 North, depth = 13.16 km. Id of earthquake: uw61516001. Event ids that are associated: uw61516001, us2000kb5m.

Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maple Ridge, West End, Burnaby (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Vancouver (c. 1 838 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Burnaby (c. 202 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km NNW of Friday Harbor, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.0795° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.600666666667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNW of Friday Harbor, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-06 04:55:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-06 05:12:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.2 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 130 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 28 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 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61516001 Id of event.
Event Code 61516001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61516001,us2000kb5m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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