A minor earthquake magnitude 3.0210163593292 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cathcart in Washington. The temblor was picked up at 15:43:17 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61536697. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61536697. Exact location of earthquake, -122.06666564941° West, 47.858665466309° North, depth 26.979999542236 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 23:43:17 / July 17, 2019 @ 11:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.979999542236 km (17 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was University Place, Puyallup, Fircrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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