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Minor earthquake, 2.9362779855728 mag strikes near Fall City in Washington

Earthquake location 47.604499816895S, -121.83283233643WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9362779855728 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fall City in Washington on Saturday. Unique identifier: uw61541156. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61541156. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.60000038147 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:02:03 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.83283233643 West, latitude 47.604499816895 North, depth = 15.60000038147 km. Global time and date of event 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 22:02:03 / August 3, 2019 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Steilacoom, Elk Plain, Spanaway (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 5 km NE of Fall City, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9362779855728 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.83283233643° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.604499816895° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.60000038147 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NE of Fall City, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-03 22:02:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-03 22:09:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 reviewed 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 0.0900000036 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 uw61541156 Id of event.
Event Code 61541156 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61541156, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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