A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83999991 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Union Hill-Novelty Hill in Washington. Unique identifier: uw61699607. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61699607. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 02:58:33 / January 18, 2021 @ 2:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:58:33 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.02633666992 West, latitude 47.707000732422 North, depth = 3.8699998855591 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.8699998855591 km (2 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Graham, Steilacoom, Spanaway (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km N of Union Hill-Novelty Hill, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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