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Minor earthquake 2.86999989 mag, 2 km ENE of Cathcart, Washington

Earthquake location 47.856834411621S, -122.06183624268WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86999989 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cathcart in Washington on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -122.06183624268 West, latitude 47.856834411621 North, depth = 26.549999237061 km. Event id: uw61536062. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61536062. The 2.86999989-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:44:45 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.549999237061 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 17:44:45 / July 14, 2019 @ 5:44 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fircrest, Puyallup, Waller. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 2 km ENE of Cathcart, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86999989 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.06183624268° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.856834411621° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.549999237061 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ENE 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 2019-07-14 17:44:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-14 17:52:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 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 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 46 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 0.109999999 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 uw61536062 Id of event.
Event Code 61536062 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61536062, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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