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Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag has occurred near Poulsbo in Washington

Earthquake location 47.7039986S, -122.600502WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Poulsbo in Washington. Exact location, longitude -122.600502° West, latitude 47.7039986° North, depth = 20.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.11 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61131976. Unique identifier: uw61131976. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 08:36:45 / March 12, 2016 @ 8:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:36:45 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port Angeles, Lacey, Graham. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

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

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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 SE of Poulsbo, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.600502° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.7039986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SE of Poulsbo, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-12 08:36:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-12 08:39:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 121 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 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2012 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 uw61131976 Id of event.
Event Code 61131976 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61131976, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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