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Minor earthquake, 2.96000004 mag was detected near Packwood in Washington

Earthquake location 46.763999938965S, -121.91333007812WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96000004 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Packwood in Washington. Event id: uw61597087. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61597087. Exact location of event, depth 3.0599999427795 km, -121.91333007812° West, 46.763999938965° North. The 2.96000004-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:46:03 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.0599999427795 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/20 / 2020-04-12 13:46:03 / April 12, 2020 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lakewood (c. 58 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fairwood, Des Moines, Wollochet.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km NW of Packwood, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96000004 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.91333007812° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.763999938965° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.0599999427795 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km NW of Packwood, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-12 13:46:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-12 13:54:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.42 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 135 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 38 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 0.119999997 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 uw61597087 Id of event.
Event Code 61597087 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61597087, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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