A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97000003 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Woodway in Washington. The temblor was picked up at 21:20:03 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.739999771118 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.41766357422 West, latitude 47.760166168213 North, depth = 19.739999771118 km. Id of earthquake: uw61662451. Event ids that are associated: uw61662451. Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 21:20:03 / July 24, 2020 @ 9:20 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elk Plain, DuPont, Orting (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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