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Minor earthquake, 2.99000001 mag has occurred near Swede Heaven in Washington

Earthquake location 48.327499389648S, -121.71783447266WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99000001 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Swede Heaven in Washington on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -121.71783447266° West, 48.327499389648° North, depth 1.2000000476837 km. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61686957. Unique identifier: uw61686957. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.2000000476837 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 09:30:30 / October 26, 2020 @ 9:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:30:30 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bellingham (c. 80 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Marysville (c. 60 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Redmond (c. 54 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Edmonds (c. 39 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Redmond, Inglewood-Finn Hill, Lake Forest Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 4 km N of Swede Heaven, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99000001 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.71783447266° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.327499389648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.2000000476837 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km N of Swede Heaven, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-26 09:30:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-26 09:35:25 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 3.25 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 138 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 39 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 0.330000013 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 uw61686957 Id of event.
Event Code 61686957 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61686957, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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