A 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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