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Minor earthquake: M2.94000006 quake has struck near Sudden Valley in Washington

Earthquake location 48.6686668396S, -122.24633026123WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94000006 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sudden Valley in Washington on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -122.24633026123 West, latitude 48.6686668396 North, depth = 6.9899997711182 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 07:38:07 / June 21, 2019 @ 7:38 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61529802. Id of event: uw61529802. The temblor was detected at 23:38:07 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9899997711182 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquitlam, New Westminster, Ladner (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Abbotsford (c. 151 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Coquitlam (c. 114 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SE of Sudden Valley, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94000006 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.24633026123° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.6686668396° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.9899997711182 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SE of Sudden Valley, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-21 07:38:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-21 07:41:47 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 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 133 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 52 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 0.25999999 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 uw61529802 Id of event.
Event Code 61529802 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61529802, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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