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Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 15 Km SSE of Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 4:42 am (GMT -4) -

Updated: Sun, May 15, 2022 01:11 GMT -
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Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 15 Km SSE of Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 4:42 am (GMT -4)

Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 6 km depth

14 May 08:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
14 May 09:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.5 to 6.3 km (from 3.4 to 3.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards WNW.
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Date & time: May 14, 2022 08:42:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 4:42 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.2945°N / 71.4061°W (Rhode Island, United States)
Antipode: 41.295°S / 108.594°E
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Narragansett (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Newport (pop: 24,200) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Rochester (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SSW of Middletown (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) ESE of Westerly (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Portsmouth (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Warwick (pop: 81,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Fall River (Massachusetts) (pop: 88,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) S of Providence (pop: 179,200) --> See nearby quakes!
548 km (341 mi) ENE of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 15°C (59 F), humidity: 1%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.26.3 km15 Km SSE of Narragansett Pier, Rhode IslandUSGS
2.26.3 kmSouthern New EnglandRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (2)

At magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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Westport,ct / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : I was asleep- not sure if the time but I woke up and felt it shaking for a few minutes. Initially it was greater intensity (but still light shaking) and then the vibrations got lighter | One user found this interesting.  
Forest Hills, NY / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
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