A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88000011 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fall City in Washington on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.390000343323 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 15:14:50 / December 19, 2019 @ 3:14 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61564561. Id of event: uw61564561. The temblor was picked up at 07:14:50 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.83616638184° West, 47.608165740967° North, depth 15.390000343323 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Steilacoom, Elk Plain, Spanaway (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NE of Fall City, Washington.
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