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Minor earthquake, 2.91000009 mag has occurred near Fairwood in Washington

Earthquake location 47.455501556396S, -122.17617034912WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91000009 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Fairwood in Washington. Event id: uw61540372. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61540372. Global time and date of event 31/07/19 / 2019-07-31 06:26:10 / July 31, 2019 @ 6:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.300000190735 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:26:10 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -122.17617034912° West, 47.455501556396° North, depth 10.300000190735 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shelton, Tumwater, Olympia. The epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km WNW of Fairwood, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91000009 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.17617034912° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.455501556396° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.300000190735 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WNW of Fairwood, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-31 06:26:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-31 06:30:13 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 31 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 0.219999999 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 uw61540372 Id of event.
Event Code 61540372 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61540372, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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