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Minor earthquake 2.91000009 mag, 10 km ESE of Yelm, Washington

Earthquake location 46.88750076294S, -122.485496521WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91000009 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Yelm in Washington. Event id: uw61533426. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61533426. The temblor was detected at 04:53:15 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.630001068115 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/19 / 2019-07-05 12:53:15 / July 5, 2019 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.485496521 West, latitude 46.88750076294 North, depth = 39.630001068115 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newcastle, Bremerton, Manchester (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km ESE of Yelm, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91000009 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.485496521° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.88750076294° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.630001068115 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ESE of Yelm, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-05 12:53:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-05 12:56:17 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 130 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.370000005 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 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 uw61533426 Id of event.
Event Code 61533426 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61533426, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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