Harstine island, WA (31.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Minor mag. 0.9 earthquake - 5 Km WNW of Belfair, Washington, on Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 06:57 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 0.9 earthquake at 16 km depth
19 May 16:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 10 hours.
Depth: 15.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.476°N / 122.89133°W (Washington, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Rainier (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) WNW of Belfair (pop: 3,930) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Bremerton (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Silverdale (Kitsap County) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of University Place (Pierce County) (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Burien (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Tacoma (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Lakewood (pop: 59,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) WSW of Seattle (pop: 684,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Federal Way (pop: 95,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) WNW of Kent (pop: 127,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 106 joules (0.392 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.9||16 km||5 Km WNW of Belfair, Washington||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)At magnitude 0.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.