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Minor earthquake, 2.88 mag has occurred near Mead in Washington

Earthquake location 47.859833333333S, -117.26933333333WA 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km NNE of Mead, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.26933333333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.859833333333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNE of Mead, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-15 21:50:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-16 03:35:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 70 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 reviewed 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 154 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4164 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61501128 Id of event.
Event Code 61501128 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61501128, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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