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Minor earthquake, 2.97000003 mag was detected near Darrington in Washington

Earthquake location 48.269664764404S, -121.6695022583WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97000003 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Darrington in Washington. The temblor was picked up at 01:56:38 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.6695022583 West, latitude 48.269664764404 North, depth = 8.8199996948242 km. Event id: uw61594802. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61594802. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.8199996948242 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 09:56:38 / April 7, 2020 @ 9:56 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirkland, Sammamish, Shoreline (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Marysville (c. 60 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Redmond (c. 54 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Shoreline (c. 53 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kirkland (c. 48 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km WNW of Darrington, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97000003 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6695022583° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.269664764404° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.8199996948242 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WNW 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 2020-04-07 09:56:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-07 10:00:09 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 136 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 42 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 0.170000002 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 uw61594802 Id of event.
Event Code 61594802 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61594802, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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