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Minor earthquake, 2.8327560424805 mag strikes near Gold Bar in Washington

Earthquake location 47.75899887085S, -121.71299743652WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8327560424805 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Gold Bar in Washington on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.8800001144409 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: uw61683471. Event ids that are associated: uw61683471. The temblor was reported at 02:32:31 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.71299743652 West, latitude 47.75899887085 North, depth = 3.8800001144409 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 02:32:31 / September 15, 2020 @ 2:32 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Prairie Ridge, Camano, Fife (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km S of Gold Bar, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8327560424805 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.71299743652° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.75899887085° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.8800001144409 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km S of Gold Bar, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-15 02:32:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-15 02:37:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 124 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 90 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 0.310000002 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61683471 Id of event.
Event Code 61683471 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61683471, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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