Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 12 mi east of Bellevue, King County, Washington, USA, on Thursday, 29 April 2021 at 03:32 (GMT) -
Séisme très faible magnitude 2.5 at 8 km depth
29 Apr 03:33 UTC: Premier à signaler: VolcanoDiscovery après 1 minute.
29 Apr 08:45: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: USGS
Update Thu, 29 Apr 2021, 03:48Magnitude 3.0 earthquake strikes near Bellevue, King County, Washington, USA
3.0 quake 28 Apr 8:37 pm (GMT -7)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 occurred only 10 minutes ago 23 miles east of Bellevue, Washington, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 3.5 miles beneath the epicenter near Bellevue, King County, Washington, USA, in the evening on Wednesday 28 April 2021 at 8:37 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.0 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Carnation (pop. 1,900) located 9 miles from the epicenter. In Sammamish (pop. 52,300, 17 miles away), Issaquah (pop. 36,100, 18 miles away), Salmonberg (pop. 60,600, 19 miles away), West Lake Sammamish (pop. 33,900, 19 miles away), Bellevue (pop. 139,800, 23 miles away), Kirkland (pop. 87,300, 23 miles away), Seattle (pop. 684,500, 29 miles away), and Tacoma (pop. 207,900, 44 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 29 Apr 2021 03:32:05 UTC -
Profondeur: 8.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.56411°N / 121.95921°W
(Comté de King
Volcan le plus près: Mount Rainier
(107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:4 km E de Klahanie (King County)
(pop: 10,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!7 km NE de Issaquah (King County)
(pop: 36,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!11 km E de West Lake Sammamish (King County)
(pop: 33,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!13 km SE de Sammamish
(pop: 52,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!19 km ESE de Bellevue
(pop: 139,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!21 km ENE de Renton
(pop: 100,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!21 km ENE de Renton
(pop: 100,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!28 km E de Seattle
(pop: 684,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!50 km NE de Tacoma
(pop: 207,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!92 km NE de Olympia
(pop: 50,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS
(United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108
joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) Plus d'infos
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|2.5||8.4 km||17 Km E of Carnation, Washington, USA||USGS|
|unknown||n/a||Near Lakewood, Washington, USA||VolcanoDiscovery|
|2.5||20 km||WASHINGTON, USA||EMSC|
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North Bend, WA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Was sitting in bed reading and felt minor shaking. Was in the California and Washington quakes over the last 20 years. | One user found this interesting.
Bonney Lake Washington / not felt : several loud booms about 15 to 30 seconds apart. The first was most explosive - like someone was beating against my home
At home in North Bend Just across from Ernie's Gro (16.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : Yes I felt the quake. It seemed small but I defiantly felt it.
8.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Carnation Wa (17.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
12 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
North bend (16.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short
Belfair (71.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : It sounded like a lot of vibration for a minute
Bonney Lake / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Heard the loud booms and felt a bit of a shake.
Parkland, Washington / not felt : Did mot feel. JBLM is doing artillery practice nearby so that is all I heard/felt
North Bend / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : The earthquake was more audible than anything, shaking was short and mild.
Enumclaw / Weak shaking (MMI III)
98945 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
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