A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18000007 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Carnation in Washington on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: uw61707366. Event ids that are associated: uw61707366. The temblor was reported at 14:36:34 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.86450195312° West, 47.664165496826° North, depth 15.770000457764 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 14:36:34 / December 29, 2020 @ 2:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.770000457764 km (10 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elk Plain, Steilacoom, Spanaway.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km ENE of Carnation, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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