A 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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