A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07999992 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Enetai in Washington on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 11:49:35 / May 12, 2020 @ 11:49 am. Unique identifier: uw61624441. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61624441. Exact location of event, depth 20.809999465942 km, -122.56066894531° West, 47.586166381836° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:49:35 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.809999465942 km (13 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arlington, Stanwood, Yelm (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 17 km (11 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).
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. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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