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Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - Washington, USA, on Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 at 2:59 pm (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - Washington, USA, on Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 at 2:59 pm (GMT -8) Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - Washington, USA, on Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 at 2:59 pm (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 0 km depth

19 Jan 23:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
19 Jan 23:02: Now using data updates from USGS
19 Jan 23:20: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 1.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.2 to 0.3 km (from 0.1 to 0.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.6 km (0.4 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: Jan 19, 2022 22:59:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 at 2:59 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 1.9
Depth: 0.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.26583°N / 119.3985°W (Benton, Washington, United States)
Antipode: 46.266°S / 60.602°E
Nearest volcano: Mount Adams (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of West Richland (Benton County) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) E of Benton City (pop: 3,230) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Richland (pop: 54,200) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Kennewick (pop: 78,900) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Pasco (pop: 69,500) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Yakima Falls (pop: 5,870) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Sunnyside (Yakima County) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Hermiston (Umatilla County, Oregon) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WNW of Walla Walla (pop: 32,200) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Yakima (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 1.3°C (34 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
1.90.3 kmWashingtonUSGS
2.80 kmWASHINGTONEMSC
1.90.3 kmWashingtonRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (1)

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West Richland / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : I was sitting on a sofa and felt a slight movement like someone pushed on the sofa.  
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