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Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 6 Km NE of Ashford, Washington, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7:11 pm (GMT -7) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 6 Km NE of Ashford, Washington, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7:11 pm (GMT -7) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 6 Km NE of Ashford, Washington, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7:11 pm (GMT -7)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 9 km depth

17 May 03:56 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 1 hour and 45 minutes.
17 May 03:56: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 17, 2022 02:11:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, May 16, 2022 at 7:11 pm (GMT -7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.3
Depth9.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude46.79283°N / 121.96717°W (Washington, United States)
Antipode46.793°S / 58.033°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoMount Rainier (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) NE of Ashford (pop: 217) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) SE of Graham (Pierce County) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) SE of Frederickson (Pierce County) (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) SSE of South Hill (pop: 52,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) SSE of Bonney Lake (Pierce County) (pop: 19,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SE of Lake Park (pop: 27,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Puyallup (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Auburn (pop: 77,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SE of Tacoma (pop: 207,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (43 mi) SSE of Kent (pop: 127,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.39.1 km6 Km NE of Ashford, WashingtonUSGS
2.39.1 kmWashingtonRaspberryShake
2.39 kmWASHINGTONEMSC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.
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