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Minor earthquake, 2.88 mag has occurred near Packwood in Washington

Earthquake location 46.5876656S, -121.7795029WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Packwood in Washington on Friday. Global time and date of event 10/02/18 / 2018-02-10 01:37:34 / February 10, 2018 @ 1:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -121.7795029 West, latitude 46.5876656 North, depth = 6.66 km. The temblor was reported at 17:37:34 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.66 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61368441. Unique identifier: uw61368441.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puyallup, Sumner, Spanaway (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from South Hill (c. 52 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Puyallup (c. 37 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Spanaway (c. 27 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Graham (c. 23 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Frederickson (c. 18 700 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 0 and in the last 365 days eleven 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. 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: 8 km WSW of Packwood, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.7795029° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.5876656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WSW of Packwood, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-10 01:37:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-10 01:44:03 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 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 128 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 77 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1643 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 uw61368441 Id of event.
Event Code 61368441 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61368441, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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