A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99000001 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Cathcart in Washington on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 09:53:59 / July 12, 2019 @ 9:53 am. Exact location, longitude -122.08683013916° West, latitude 47.849334716797° North, depth = 20.659999847412 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.659999847412 km (13 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:53:59 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61535367. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61535367.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was University Place, Puyallup, Waller (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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