Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Olympic Peninsula, Washington (USA), on Wednesday, 11 August 1999 at 17:37 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 40 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 40.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.07233°N / 123.46283°W (Washington, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Rainier (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NNW of Elma (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Aberdeen (Grays Harbor County) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) W of Tumwater (Thurston County) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Olympia (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Lacey (pop: 46,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Lakewood (pop: 59,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) WSW of Tacoma (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Federal Way (pop: 95,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Kent (pop: 127,000) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SW of Seattle (pop: 684,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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