Mag. 0.4 earthquake - 5 Km NE of Ashford, Washington, USA, on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 00:25 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 0.4 earthquake at 6 km depth
27 Oct 17:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 hours.
Depth: 6.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.79167°N / 121.97783°W (Washington, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Rainier (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NE of Ashford (Pierce County) (pop: 217)
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Mineral (Lewis County) (pop: 202)
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Eatonville (Pierce County) (pop: 2,900)
38 km (23 mi) SE of Graham (Pierce County) (pop: 23,500)
46 km (28 mi) SSE of Bonney Lake (Pierce County) (pop: 19,900)
49 km (31 mi) SE of Spanaway (pop: 27,200)
82 km (51 mi) S of Issaquah (King County) (pop: 36,100)
88 km (55 mi) S of West Lake Sammamish (King County) (pop: 33,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 105 joules (0.07 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 0.4||6.1 km||5 Km NE of Ashford, Washington, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.