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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Fall City in Washington

Earthquake location 47.601333333333S, -121.80566666667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fall City in Washington. Event id: uw61559486. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61559486. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.41 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 15:38:56 / November 9, 2019 @ 3:38 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -121.80566666667 West, latitude 47.601333333333 North, depth = 17.41 km. The temblor was reported at 07:38:56 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camano, Stanwood, Fort Lewis. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km ENE of Fall City, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.80566666667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.601333333333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ENE 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 2019-11-09 15:38:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-09 15:54:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 108 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.68 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 210 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 8 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 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 uw61559486 Id of event.
Event Code 61559486 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61559486, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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