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Minor earthquake: M2.8900001 quake has struck near Home in Washington

Earthquake location 47.254001617432S, -122.76399993897WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8900001 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Home in Washington on Friday. The temblor was reported at 06:02:22 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15.359999656677 km, -122.76399993897° West, 47.254001617432° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.359999656677 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 06:02:22 / July 31, 2020 @ 6:02 am. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61664521. Unique identifier: uw61664521.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Martha Lake, Snoqualmie, North Creek (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event 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).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km S of Home, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8900001 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.76399993897° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.254001617432° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.359999656677 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km S of Home, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-31 06:02:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-31 06:05:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 automatic 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 128 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 75 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.270000011 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 21 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61664521 Id of event.
Event Code 61664521 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61664521, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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