A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 km WNW of Forks, Washington (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -124.69683333333° West, 48.036333333333° North, depth 39.14 km. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:11:03 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.14 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: uw61692886. Event ids that are associated: uw61692886. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 07:11:03 / October 13, 2020 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km WNW of Forks, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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