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Minor earthquake, 2.99000001 mag has occurred near Cathcart in Washington

Earthquake location 47.849334716797S, -122.08683013916WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99000001 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Cathcart in Washington on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 09:53:59 / July 12, 2019 @ 9:53 am. Exact location, longitude -122.08683013916° West, latitude 47.849334716797° North, depth = 20.659999847412 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.659999847412 km (13 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:53:59 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61535367. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61535367.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was University Place, Puyallup, Waller (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 0 km E of Cathcart, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99000001 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.08683013916° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.849334716797° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.659999847412 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km E of Cathcart, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-12 09:53:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 09:57:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 140 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 21 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 0.239999995 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 uw61535367 Id of event.
Event Code 61535367 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61535367, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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