A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8499999 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Carnation in Washington. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 06:49:25 / March 24, 2020 @ 6:49 am. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61585862. Unique identifier: uw61585862. The 2.8499999-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:49:25 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.82033538818° West, latitude 47.648334503174° North, depth = 0.43999999761581 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.43999999761581 km (0 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spanaway, Graham, Lakewood (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 7 km E of Carnation, Washington.
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