Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - Kitsap County, 7.5 mi west of Shoreline, King County, Washington, USA, on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 11:06 am (GMT -7) -

Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - Kitsap County, 7.5 mi west of Shoreline, King County, Washington, USA, on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 11:06 am (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 29 km depth

30 Mar 18:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
30 Mar 18:33: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 2.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.6 to 28.9 km (from 15.3 to 18 mi).
Date & time: Mar 30, 2021 18:06:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 11:06 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 28.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.767°N / 122.50133°W (Kitsap, Washington, United States)
Antipode: 47.767°S / 57.499°E
Nearest volcano: Glacier Peak (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Indianola (pop: 3,500) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Edmonds (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Shoreline (pop: 55,400) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Lynnwood (pop: 37,000) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Bainbridge Island (Kitsap County) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Seattle (pop: 684,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Bothell (pop: 42,900) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Kirkland (pop: 87,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NW of Bellevue (pop: 139,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NNE of Olympia (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 7.6°C (46 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from S
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.429 km2 Km NE of Indianola, Washington, USAUSGS
2.629 km20 Km NW of Seattle, Washington, USANRCAN

User reports for this quake (2)

At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Vancouver, Metro Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia (168.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : at 11:03 my apartment was vibrating for about 20 seconds my cat got scared my windows were shaking my water in my aquarium was moving a little my shower glass was shaking my light fixture slightly rattled about 4 minutes later smaller vibration for about   
Baainbridge Island / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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