A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Mead in Washington on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 21:50:14 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61501128. Unique identifier: uw61501128. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:50:14 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.26933333333 West, latitude 47.859833333333 North, depth = 16.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.9 km (11 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sandpoint, Cheney, Medical Lake. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Spokane (c. 208 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Spokane Valley (c. 89 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Coeur d’Alene (c. 44 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Post Falls (c. 27 600 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Opportunity (c. 25 900 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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