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Minor earthquake, 3.1776881217956 mag has occurred near Fall City in Washington

Earthquake location 47.604167938232S, -121.83483123779WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1776881217956 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fall City in Washington. The 3.1776881217956-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:41:53 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 14.75 km, -121.83483123779° West, 47.604167938232° North. Unique identifier: uw61564541. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61564541. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.75 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 12:41:53 / December 19, 2019 @ 12:41 pm.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Lewis, Steilacoom, Elk Plain. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 27 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).

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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 5 km NE of Fall City, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1776881217956 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.83483123779° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.604167938232° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.75 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 2019-12-19 12:41:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-19 12:49:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.52 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 159 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 63 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 0.100000001 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 uw61564541 Id of event.
Event Code 61564541 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61564541, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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