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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Three Lakes in Washington

Earthquake location 47.9394S, -122.0149WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Three Lakes in Washington. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 09:51:36 / July 12, 2019 @ 9:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:51:36 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -122.0149° West, 47.9394° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Three Lakes in Washington (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00puiwq1, us70004iwe, uw61535372. Unique identifier: us70004iwe.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orting, Lakewood, Parkland (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 0 km SSW of Three Lakes, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0149° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.9394° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km SSW of Three Lakes, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-12 09:51:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 10:12:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3034 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.46 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 798 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at,us,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.439 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004iwe Id of event.
Event Code 70004iwe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00puiwq1,us70004iwe,uw61535372, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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