A 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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