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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 3.6 mi south of Avondale, Baltimore County, melillaendeu ju, USA, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 1:02 pm (GMT -4) -

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 3.6 mi south of Avondale, Baltimore County, melillaendeu ju, USA, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 1:02 pm (GMT -4) Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 3.6 mi south of Avondale, Baltimore County, melillaendeu ju, USA, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 1:02 pm (GMT -4)
11 May 17:10 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 11, 2022 17:02:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, May 11, 2022 at 1:02 pm (GMT -4)
Statusunconfirmed
Magnitudeunknown (3.8?)
Depth20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.19878°N / 76.51439°W (Anne Arundel, melillaendeu ju, United States)
Antipode39.199°S / 103.486°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt13 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (2 mi) N of Rivera Beach (pop: 12,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) S of Avondale (pop: 63,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Glen Burnie (pop: 67,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Essex (pop: 39,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SE of Baltimore (pop: 621,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) N of Saverna Park (pop: 37,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) ENE of Severn (pop: 44,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) N of Providence (pop: 39,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) E of Columbia (pop: 99,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) NE of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 20.4°C (69 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NE
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Seismograms

Seismic station: Greenville, DE, USA (GEDE/LD network) | Distance from quake: 102 km / 63 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Greenville, DE, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (14)

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nottingham, maryland loud boom and bed shook (18.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Loud boom. Bed shook hard for 1 second | 5 users found this interesting.  
Annapilis MD (35.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : 2nd floor, brief, jarring shaking of while house. | 5 users found this interesting.  
Glen burnie md (4.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : On second floor sotting | 3 users found this interesting.  
Edmondson Village, Maryland / not felt : I didn't feel it. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
DUNDALK / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I stand at my backdoor sometimes when I smoke, I noticed a slight vibration under my feet, and my glass screen door also vibrated.  
MIDDLE RIVER (18.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Very weak vibrations.  
Severna Park MD (14.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
White Marsh, MD home / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Thought is was APG testing a heavy duty bomb  
Parkville / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Like a tractor trailer went by  
GLEN ARM, MD / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Perry hall maryland / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Middle River, Essex Extremely loud bang that shook / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Short, very strong bang and vibration throughout the house. Windows vibrated.  
Essex Md. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Fork, MD 21051, USA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

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