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Minor earthquake, 2.94000006 mag was detected near Enetai in Washington

Earthquake location 47.587501525879S, -122.57499694824WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94000006 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Enetai in Washington. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 19:17:48 / January 15, 2021 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.94000006-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:17:48 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.510000228882 km (14 miles). Event id: uw61699062. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61699062. Exact location, longitude -122.57499694824° West, latitude 47.587501525879° North, depth = 22.510000228882 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oak Harbor, Arlington, Stanwood.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km E of Enetai, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94000006 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.57499694824° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.587501525879° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.510000228882 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km E of Enetai, 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 19:17:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-15 19:21:27 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 133 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 36 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 0.100000001 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 uw61699062 Id of event.
Event Code 61699062 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61699062, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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