A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91000009 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Home in Washington. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61664246. Id of event: uw61664246. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 13:34:19 / July 30, 2020 @ 1:34 pm. The 2.91000009-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:34:19 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 19.709999084473 km, -122.76516723633° West, 47.256168365479° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.709999084473 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Martha Lake, Snoqualmie, North Creek (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km S of Home, Washington.
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