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Minor earthquake, 3.25 mag has occurred near Quinault Census Designated Place in Washington

Earthquake location 47.5343323S, -123.5223312WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Quinault Census Designated Place in Washington. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:05:12 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.73 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, depth 41.73 km, -123.5223312° West, 47.5343323° North. Unique identifier: uw61230002. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61230002. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 20:05:12 / January 22, 2017 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lacey (c. 42 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bremerton (c. 37 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from University Place (c. 31 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bainbridge Island (c. 23 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was University Place, Vashon, Steilacoom.

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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 25 km ENE of Quinault Census Designated Place, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.25 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.5223312° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.5343323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km ENE of Quinault Census Designated Place, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-22 20:05:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-22 20:09:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 163 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1978 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 uw61230002 Id of event.
Event Code 61230002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61230002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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