A 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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