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Minor earthquake 2.8499999 mag, 1 km NE of Cathcart, Washington

Earthquake location 47.858165740967S, -122.08233642578WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8499999 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Cathcart in Washington. The 2.8499999-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:16:33 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.08233642578 West, latitude 47.858165740967 North, depth = 25.010000228882 km. Global time and date of event 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 15:16:33 / September 23, 2020 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: uw61686826. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61686826. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.010000228882 km (16 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puyallup, Waller, Fircrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NE of Cathcart, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8499999 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.08233642578° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.858165740967° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.010000228882 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km NE of Cathcart, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-23 15:16:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-23 15:19:30 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 125 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 49 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 0.180000007 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 uw61686826 Id of event.
Event Code 61686826 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61686826, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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