Minor mag. 0.2 earthquake - 19 Km NW of Benton City, Washington, USA, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 7:06 pm (GMT -8) -
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Minor magnitude 0.2 earthquake at 16 km depth
2 Mar 04:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 48 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 03:06:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 1 Mar 2021 7:06 pm (GMT -8)
Depth: 15.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.40733°N / 119.6345°W (Washington State, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Adams (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) NW of Benton City (pop: 3,230) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of West Richland (Benton County) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNE of Prosser (pop: 5,870) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Richland (pop: 54,200) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ENE of Sunnyside (Yakima County) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Kennewick (pop: 78,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Pasco (pop: 69,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) NNW of Hermiston (Umatilla County, Oregon) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ESE of Yakima (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SW of Spokane (pop: 213,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 105 joules (0.035 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.2||16 km||19 Km NW of Benton City, Washington, USA||USGS|
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