Seattle to suspend paid parking enforcement during coronavirus crisis Gee and Ursula Expert: Social distancing won't work until whole country shuts down 2020/05/10 22:29:29 PDT Some you may not even feel. Others, like the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake, are large enough to feel and cause some damage. Earthquake Information for Seattle, Washington. Seattle Tacoma Area, Washington has had: (M1.5 or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 1 earthquake in the past 7 days; 6 earthquakes in the past 30 days 6.7 magnitude earthquake 1949-04-13 19:55:44 UTC at 19:55 April 13, 1949 UTC Location: Epicenter at 47.003, -122.527 7.2 km from North Yelm (4.2 miles)
Earthquake Early Warning; PNW EEW Workshops. But make no mistake—the Seattle-Tacoma area has the potential to have large and destructive quakes!
27km NNE of Gerlach-Empire, Nevada 2020/05/11 05:29:29 UTC. The 2001 Nisqually earthquake occurred at 10:54:32 local time on February 28, 2001. Most earthquakes in the Northwest are minor. Earthquake Early Warning. EEW Workshop 2016; EEW Workshop 2015; EEW Workshop 2013; Waveform Data; Seattle Seahawks. The USGS database shows that there is a 87.56% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Seattle, WA within the next 50 years. Seismic Hazard Maps for Seattle, Washington, Incorporating 3D Sedimentary Basin Effects, Nonlinear Site Response, and Rupture Directivity By Arthur D. Frankel, William J. Stephenson, David L. Carver, Robert A. Williams, Jack K. Odum, and Susan Rhea Seattle Seahawks Overview; QuickShake; Hawk-o-Grams; RSAM Plots; Sensor Map; Interpret Displays; Seahawks FAQ; Archive.
The intraslab earthquake had a moment magnitude of 6.8 M w > and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).The epicenter was in the southern Puget Sound, northeast of Olympia, but the shock was felt in Oregon, Canada, eastern Washington, and Idaho. Seattle, WA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 1,269 earthquakes since 1931.
Live in the Seattle area long enough and you’ll experience an earthquake.