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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag was detected near Three Lakes in Washington

Earthquake location 48.0014992S, -121.916832WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Three Lakes in Washington on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61176166. Unique identifier: uw61176166. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/16 / 2016-07-01 18:36:28 / July 1, 2016 @ 6:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.16 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -121.916832° West, latitude 48.0014992° North, depth = 7.16 km. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:36:28 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop). Nearby 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 Federal Way, Auburn, Lakeland North.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NE of Three Lakes, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.916832° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.0014992° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NE of Three Lakes, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-01 18:36:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-01 18:41:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 177 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 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2215 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 uw61176166 Id of event.
Event Code 61176166 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61176166, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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