Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Klickitat County, 22 mi southwest of Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington, USA, on Saturday, 24 Apr 2021 5:30 pm (GMT -7) -
Séisme mineur magnitude 2.1 at 19 km depth
25 Apr 00:34 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 3 minutes.
25 Apr 00:44: Magnitude recalculée de 3.0 à 2.1. Profondeur recalculée de 14.1 à 18.7 km (de 8.8 à 11.6 mi).
Update Sun, 25 Apr 2021, 00:39Small magnitude 3.0 quake hits 22 miles southwest of Sunnyside, Washington, United States in the afternoon
3.0 quake 24 Apr 5:30 pm (GMT -7)
A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported in the afternoon near Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington, USA.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 5:30 pm local time at a shallow depth of 8.8 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.0 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bickleton (pop. 88) located 12 miles from the epicenter. In Toppenish (pop. 9,000, 16 miles away), Mabton (pop. 2,300, 20 miles away), Sunnyside (pop. 16,300, 22 miles away), and Yakima (pop. 93,700, 31 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 25 Apr 2021 00:30:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter:
samedi, 24 avril 2021 17:30 (GMT -7)
Profondeur: 18.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.15683°N / 120.41117°W
(Comté de Klickitat
Volcan le plus près: Mount Adams
(83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:20 km NNO de Bickleton
(pop: 88) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!26 km SSO de Toppenish
(pop: 9,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!32 km S de Simcoe
(pop: 5,070) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!36 km OSO de seonisaideu (Yakima County)
(pop: 16,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!50 km S de Yakima
(pop: 93,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!88 km O de Richland
(pop: 54,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!98 km O de Kennewick
(pop: 78,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!195 km SE de Kent
(pop: 127,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!202 km SE de Renton
(pop: 100,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!214 km ESE de Olympia
(pop: 50,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS
(United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||19 km||19 Km NNW of Bickleton, Washington, USA||USGS|
|2.1||19 km||WASHINGTON, USA||EMSC|
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