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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Three Lakes in Washington

Earthquake location 47.963S, -122.007WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Three Lakes in Washington. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Three Lakes in Washington (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: at00puiwq1. Ids that are associated to the event: at00puiwq1, uw61535372. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -122.007° West, 47.963° North. The temblor was reported at 01:51:37 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 09:51:37 / July 12, 2019 @ 9:51 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Steilacoom, Orting, Lakewood (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km N of Three Lakes, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.007° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.963° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km N 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 09:51:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 09:58:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 36 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.73 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 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 355 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.475932 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64.799994816 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 at00puiwq1 Id of event.
Event Code 00puiwq1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00puiwq1,uw61535372, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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