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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag was detected near Lakeland South in Washington

Earthquake location 47.293499S, -122.3144989WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lakeland South in Washington. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.3144989 West, latitude 47.293499 North, depth = 3.28 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/16 / 2016-06-24 08:38:34 / June 24, 2016 @ 8:38 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.28 km (2 miles). The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:34 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61157732. Unique identifier: uw61157732.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Everett, Mukilteo, Woods Creek (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km NW of Lakeland South, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.3144989° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.293499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW of Lakeland South, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-24 08:38:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-24 08:42:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 82 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2457 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 uw61157732 Id of event.
Event Code 61157732 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61157732, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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