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Minor earthquake: M2.82999992 quake has struck near Black Diamond in Washington

Earthquake location 47.333499908447S, -122.01683044434WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82999992 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Black Diamond in Washington on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 04:35:14 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61706216. Id of event: uw61706216. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.219999313354 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 04:35:14 / December 20, 2020 @ 4:35 am. Exact location of event, depth 16.219999313354 km, -122.01683044434° West, 47.333499908447° North.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tumwater, Lake Stevens, Olympia (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 33 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), 17 km (11 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km NNW of Black Diamond, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82999992 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.01683044434° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.333499908447° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.219999313354 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km NNW of Black Diamond, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-20 04:35:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-20 04:38:02 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 123 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 62 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 43 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 uw61706216 Id of event.
Event Code 61706216 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61706216, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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