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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near Eatonville in Washington

Earthquake location 46.8813324S, -122.0393295WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Eatonville in Washington. The temblor was picked up at 12:40:54 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61307587. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61307587. Exact location, longitude -122.0393295° West, latitude 46.8813324° North, depth = 6.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.63 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 20:40:54 / September 14, 2017 @ 8:40 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chehalis, White Center, Snoqualmie (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km E of Eatonville, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0393295° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8813324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km E of Eatonville, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-14 20:40:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-14 20:44:43 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 125 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07704 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 uw61307587 Id of event.
Event Code 61307587 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61307587, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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