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Minor earthquake 2.81999993 mag, 2 km SW of Ravensdale, Washington

Earthquake location 47.337333679199S, -122.0059967041WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81999993 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Ravensdale in Washington. Exact location of event, longitude -122.0059967041 West, latitude 47.337333679199 North, depth = 15.050000190735 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.050000190735 km (9 miles). Event id: uw61672501. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61672501. The temblor was picked up at 22:38:43 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 22:38:43 / August 20, 2020 @ 10:38 pm.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Olympia, Lake Stevens, West Lake Stevens (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 2 km SW of Ravensdale, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81999993 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0059967041° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.337333679199° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.050000190735 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km SW of Ravensdale, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-20 22:38:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-20 22:42:04 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 122 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 56 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 0.150000006 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 uw61672501 Id of event.
Event Code 61672501 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61672501, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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