A 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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