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.. EARTHQUAKE REPORT FROM ..
Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network
University of Washington
Seattle WA

A STRONG EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED AT 10:54 AM PST February 28, 2001
THE MAGNITUDE 6.8 EVENT IS LOCATED 10.9 Miles NE of Olympia, WA
THE HYPOCENTRAL DEPTH IS 33.0 MILES

This earthquake has been reviewed by: atieman

 

PRINCIPAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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Magnitude : 6.8
Event Date & Time : 02/28/2001 10:54:33 AM PST
02/28/2001 18:54:33 UTC
Location : 47.1525 N 122.7197 W
47 deg 9 min North 122 deg 43 min West
Depth : 33.0 miles / 52.4 km deep
Location Quality : Excellent
Number of readings : 56
Nearest seismograph: 4 miles/ 7 km

10.9 miles / 17.6 km NE of Olympia, WA
14.7 miles / 23.7 km WSW of Tacoma, WA
35.7 miles / 57.5 km SSW of Seattle, WA

Subtract 8 hours from Greenwich Mean Time to obtain PST or 4 hours for EST
Location Quality: A (good), B (fair), C (poor), D (bad)
Magnitude: Ml (local or Richter magnitude), Lg (mblg), Md (duration), Mb (body wave), Ms (surface wave), Mw (moment)

Standard Sources Include:
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center, Golden, CO (NEIC)
Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (HRV)
U.S. Geological Survey, Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN)
University of California, Berkeley, Seismological Laboratory (UCBSL)
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California (Caltech)
various wire reports and/or personal communications

All data are preliminary and subject to change.
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