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Minor earthquake: M2.80999994 quake has struck near Granite Falls in Washington

Earthquake location 48.094333648682S, -121.92150115967WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.80999994 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Granite Falls in Washington. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.47999998927116 km (-0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 23:13:35 / August 19, 2019 @ 11:13 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61545617. Id of event: uw61545617. Exact location, longitude -121.92150115967° West, latitude 48.094333648682° North, depth = -0.47999998927116 km. The temblor was detected at 15:13:35 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Marysville (c. 60 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tracyton, SeaTac, Silverdale. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ENE of Granite Falls, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.80999994 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.92150115967° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.094333648682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.47999998927116 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ENE of Granite Falls, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-19 23:13:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-19 23:17:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 121 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 35 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 0.200000003 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 uw61545617 Id of event.
Event Code 61545617 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61545617, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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