A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04999995 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sequim in Washington. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.529998779297 km (28 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 07:59:09 / February 27, 2020 @ 7:59 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61578142, us6000855f. Id of event: uw61578142. The 3.04999995-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:59:09 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -123.11433410644° West, latitude 48.039165496826° North, depth = 45.529998779297 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirkland, Lake Stevens, Kingsgate (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Marysville (c. 60 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Shoreline (c. 53 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 fourteen 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.
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