A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02999997 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fall City in Washington. The temblor was detected at 09:20:16 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.479999542236 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -121.84083557129° West, latitude 47.603168487549° North, depth = 11.479999542236 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 17:20:16 / January 9, 2020 @ 5:20 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61566476. Id of event: uw61566476.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Lewis, Steilacoom, Elk Plain (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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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