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Event status: uncertain [?]

Reported quake or seismic-like event: melillaendeu ju, 14 mi northeast of Washington, Washington DC, USA, Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 8:52 am (GMT -4) -

Reported quake or seismic-like event: melillaendeu ju, 14 mi northeast of Washington, Washington DC, USA, Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 8:52 am (GMT -4) Reported quake or seismic-like event: melillaendeu ju, 14 mi northeast of Washington, Washington DC, USA, Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 8:52 am (GMT -4)
19 Jul 13:01 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 19, 2022 12:52:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 8:52 am (GMT -4)
Statusuncertain
Magnitudeunknown (3?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.05194°N / 76.85862°W (Prince George's, melillaendeu ju, United States)
Antipode39.052°S / 103.141°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt3 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) S of Laurel (pop: 26,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
5 km (3 mi) NNE of Greenbelt (pop: 24,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Silver Spring Md. (pop: 71,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) NW of Bowie (pop: 58,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) S of Columbia (pop: 99,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) NE of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) WNW of Providence (pop: 39,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SW of Baltimore (pop: 621,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 25.5°C (78 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NW
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Seismograms

Seismic station: Corbin (Fredericksburg Observatory), Virginia, USA (CBN/US network) | Distance from quake: 104 km / 65 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Corbin (Fredericksburg Observatory), Virginia, 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 (4)

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20002 (20.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting on my bed, awake doing meditation, and felt like the whole building is shaking. I didn’t see anything move, but was waiting to see if it would become stronger. Then it stopped, it felt like it lasted a 5 seconds, in two bursts about 30 sec | 3 users found this interesting.  
Elkridge (20.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Bed shake about two or three times & stopped. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Gaithersburg, MD / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : I woke up because of shake. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Edmondson Village Maryland / not felt (reported through our app)

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