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Minor earthquake: M2.80999994 quake has struck near Granite Falls in Washington

Earthquake location 48.095500946045S, -121.92916870117WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.80999994 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Granite Falls in Washington. Exact location of event, depth -0.52999997138977 km, -121.92916870117° West, 48.095500946045° North. The temblor was detected at 16:04:39 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.52999997138977 km (-0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61574117. Unique identifier: uw61574117. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 00:04:39 / February 14, 2020 @ 12:04 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Marysville (c. 60 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was SeaTac, Tracyton, Burien (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km ENE of Granite Falls, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.80999994 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.92916870117° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.095500946045° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.52999997138977 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ENE of Granite Falls, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-14 00:04:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-14 00:09:55 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 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 121 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 20 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 0.180000007 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 uw61574117 Id of event.
Event Code 61574117 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61574117, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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