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Minor earthquake, 2.88000011 mag strikes near Ashford in Washington

Earthquake location 46.920665740967S, -121.94100189209WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88000011 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Ashford in Washington. The temblor was reported at 10:06:50 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uw61699007. Event ids that are associated: uw61699007. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.25 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 10:06:50 / January 15, 2021 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.94100189209 West, latitude 46.920665740967 North, depth = 12.25 km.

Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was City of Sammamish, Mercer Island, Tumwater.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km NNE of Ashford, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88000011 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.94100189209° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.920665740967° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km NNE of Ashford, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-15 10:06:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-15 10:09:30 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 128 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 51 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 0.170000002 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 uw61699007 Id of event.
Event Code 61699007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61699007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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