Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 6 Km NE of Ashford, Washington, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 9:37 pm (GMT -7) -
Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 May 05:31 UTC: First to report: USGS after 54 minutes.
|Date & time||May 17, 2022 04:37:12 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, May 16, 2022 at 9:37 pm (GMT -7)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||46.796°N / 121.96983°W (Washington, United States)|
|Antipode||46.796°S / 58.03°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Mount Rainier (17 km / 11 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||6 km (4 mi) NE of Ashford (pop: 217) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
38 km (23 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
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Bonney Lake (Pierce County) (pop: 19,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 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
62 km (39 mi) SE of Tacoma (pop: 207,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Federal Way (pop: 95,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Kent (pop: 127,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds -0.4°C (31 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from N|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.1||9.5 km||6 Km NE of Ashford, Washington||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.