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Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 21 mi southeast of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA, on Friday, May 3, 1996 at 04:04 GMT

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 21 mi southeast of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA, on Friday, May 3, 1996 at 04:04 GMT Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 21 mi southeast of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA, on Friday, May 3, 1996 at 04:04 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 4 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 3, 1996 04:04:22 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.4
Depth3.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude47.76083°N / 121.876°W (King County, Washington, United States)
Antipode47.761°S / 58.124°E
Shaking intensityStrong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoGlacier Peak (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) ENE of Duvall (King County) (pop: 7,670) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) NE of Sammamish (pop: 52,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Redmond (pop: 60,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NE of City of Sammamish (King County) (pop: 45,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Kirkland (pop: 87,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) NE of Bellevue (pop: 139,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SE of Everett (pop: 108,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Seattle (pop: 684,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) NE of Tacoma (pop: 207,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
111 km (69 mi) NE of Olympia (pop: 50,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.43.8 kmPuget Sound region, Washington (USA)USGS
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (92 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jun 30, 1996 23:51
27 years ago
2.6

7.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
Jun 26, 1996 19:07
27 years ago
2.6

8.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
Jun 21, 1996 07:17
27 years ago
2.2

5.1 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
Jun 19, 1996 21:50
27 years ago
3.0

6.9 km
22 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
Jun 10, 1996 09:32
27 years ago
2.1

13 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
Jun 9, 1996 14:52
27 years ago
3.0

7.4 km
King County, 22 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
Jun 6, 1996 22:59
27 years ago
2.0

2.8 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
Jun 5, 1996 07:32
27 years ago
2.2

4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
Jun 1, 1996 20:13
27 years ago
2.0

4.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
Jun 1, 1996 07:22
27 years ago
3.2

8 km
22 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
Jun 1, 1996 03:27
27 years ago
2.2

4.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
Jun 1, 1996 01:57
27 years ago
2.0

6 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 31, 1996 13:47
27 years ago
2.0

5.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 31, 1996 12:41
27 years ago
2.1

5.9 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 26, 1996 05:52
27 years ago
2.3

6.9 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 23, 1996 05:26
27 years ago
2.0

6.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 22, 1996 00:38
27 years ago
2.7

4.1 km
13 mi NE of Redmond, King County, Washington, USAMore
May 21, 1996 10:10
27 years ago
2.1

5.3 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 20, 1996 00:30
27 years ago
2.1

6.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 18, 1996 21:29
27 years ago
2.0

6.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 17, 1996 23:19
27 years ago
2.0

3.3 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 16, 1996 18:33
27 years ago
2.6

4.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 15, 1996 11:24
27 years ago
2.6

3.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 13, 1996 15:28
27 years ago
2.4

6.3 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 12, 1996 12:51
27 years ago
2.8

5.6 km
14 mi NE of Redmond, King County, Washington, USAMore
May 12, 1996 04:36
27 years ago
2.7

3.7 km
13 mi NE of Redmond, King County, Washington, USAMore
May 12, 1996 01:42
27 years ago
2.2

0.3 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 10, 1996 23:32
27 years ago
2.1

5.7 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 10, 1996 06:59
27 years ago
2.3

7.6 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 10, 1996 06:41
27 years ago
2.7

8 km
13 mi NE of Redmond, King County, Washington, USAMore
May 7, 1996 07:30
27 years ago
2.7

3.6 km
14 mi NE of Redmond, King County, Washington, USAMore
May 7, 1996 06:45
27 years ago
2.3

3.7 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 7, 1996 04:39
27 years ago
2.7

4.2 km
14 mi NE of Redmond, King County, Washington, USAMore
May 7, 1996 03:17
27 years ago
2.4

3.8 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 6, 1996 21:58
27 years ago
2.4

4.7 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 6, 1996 21:46
27 years ago
2.3

3.7 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 6, 1996 13:37
27 years ago
2.0

5.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 6, 1996 02:06
27 years ago
2.2

3 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 5, 1996 19:55
27 years ago
2.2

8 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 5, 1996 11:06
27 years ago
3.0

8.1 km
21 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
May 5, 1996 09:06
27 years ago
2.6

6.9 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 5, 1996 09:02
27 years ago
2.3

6.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 5, 1996 08:13
27 years ago
2.6

4.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 5, 1996 08:07
27 years ago
2.1

7.7 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 5, 1996 07:25
27 years ago
2.6

6.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 4, 1996 19:57
27 years ago
2.5

6.6 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 4, 1996 15:37
27 years ago
2.5

6.1 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 4, 1996 15:16
27 years ago
2.0

4.7 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 4, 1996 14:38
27 years ago
3.3

6.4 km
King County, 21 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
May 4, 1996 12:16
27 years ago
2.6

6.9 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 4, 1996 08:01
27 years ago
2.0

6.6 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 4, 1996 05:05
27 years ago
2.1

5.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 23:14
27 years ago
3.4

6.9 km
21 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
May 3, 1996 19:49
27 years ago
2.1

6.1 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 17:33
27 years ago
2.5

6.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 17:21
27 years ago
2.0

6.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 16:45
27 years ago
2.2

6.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 16:07
27 years ago
2.5

5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 16:02
27 years ago
3.1

5.8 km
21 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
May 3, 1996 15:27
27 years ago
2.7

7 km
13 mi NE of Redmond, King County, Washington, USAMore
May 3, 1996 15:01
27 years ago
2.4

6.8 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 14:39
27 years ago
2.0

7.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 14:15
27 years ago
2.3

6.3 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 13:22
27 years ago
2.0

5.8 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 11:55
27 years ago
2.1

6.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 09:59
27 years ago
2.4

5.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 09:13
27 years ago
2.1

3.4 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 08:56
27 years ago
2.0

5.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 07:52
27 years ago
2.0

26 km
Seattle-Tacoma urban area, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 07:40
27 years ago
2.0

1.7 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 07:27
27 years ago
2.3

3.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 07:11
27 years ago
2.0

26 km
Seattle-Tacoma urban area, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 06:22
27 years ago
2.6

4.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 06:20
27 years ago
2.1

6.1 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 06:20
27 years ago
2.0

2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 06:04
27 years ago
2.1

6.1 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 05:52
27 years ago
2.2

4.8 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 05:51
27 years ago
2.7

1.4 km
13 mi NE of Redmond, King County, Washington, USAMore
May 3, 1996 05:40
27 years ago
2.0

5.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 05:37
27 years ago
2.0

4.5 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 05:13
27 years ago
2.3

4.6 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 05:07
27 years ago
2.2

5.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 04:56
27 years ago
3.5

5 km
22 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
May 3, 1996 04:53
27 years ago
2.0

3.1 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 04:40
27 years ago
2.3

2.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 04:39
27 years ago
2.1

8.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 04:36
27 years ago
2.2

4.6 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 04:27
27 years ago
2.3

6 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 04:22
27 years ago
2.3

2.7 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 04:21
27 years ago
2.0

4.1 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
May 3, 1996 04:13
27 years ago
3.0

2.2 km
22 mi SE of Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USAMore
May 3, 1996 04:10
27 years ago
2.2

2.2 km
Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)More
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