A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16000009 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ocean Shores in Washington. The 3.16000009-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:42:56 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -124.45016479492° West, latitude 47.213665008545° North, depth = 35.259998321533 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61573897. Id of event: uw61573897. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.259998321533 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 10:42:56 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:42 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Ocean Shores (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Aberdeen (c. 16 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hoquiam (c. 8 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ocean Shores (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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