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Minor earthquake: M2.94000006 quake has struck near Darrington in Washington

Earthquake location 48.253833770752S, -121.32233428955WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94000006 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Darrington in Washington. Exact location of event, depth -0.43000000715256 km, -121.32233428955° West, 48.253833770752° North. The 2.94000006-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:41:13 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 09:41:13 / February 8, 2020 @ 9:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.43000000715256 km (-0 miles). Id of earthquake: uw61572567. Event ids that are associated: uw61572567.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Burlington, Stanwood, Maltby. The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Marysville (c. 60 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mount Vernon (c. 31 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lake Stevens (c. 28 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from West Lake Stevens (c. 21 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 20 km E of Darrington, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94000006 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.32233428955° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.253833770752° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.43000000715256 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km E of Darrington, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-08 09:41:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-08 09:44:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 automatic 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 133 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 39 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 0.270000011 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61572567 Id of event.
Event Code 61572567 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61572567, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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