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Past earthquakes near Richland, Benton County, Washington, USA: 2020

Updated Oct 18, 2021 01:34 GMT -
During 2020, Richland had 4 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 89 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 2.3 quake 3.5 mi south of Milton-Freewater, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA, 2020-04-21 15:09:28 -08:00
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (93 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Monday, December 21, 2020 08:36 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 21, 2020 08:36 GMT
1.1

6.8 km
149 km (93 mi)6.1 mi southwest of Benton City, Benton County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Saturday, December 19, 2020 03:27 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 19, 2020 03:27 GMT
1.3

6.9 km
141 km (88 mi)13 mi south of Yakima Falls, Benton County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 21:04 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 15, 2020 21:04 GMT
1.7

0.3 km
176 km (109 mi)5.9 mi southwest of Kennewick, Washington, USA MoreMap
Thursday, December 10, 2020 20:32 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 10, 2020 8:32 pm (GMT +0) (Dec 10, 2020 20:32 GMT)
0.5

0.2 km
165 km (103 mi)Benton County, 16 mi southwest of Othello, Adams County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 19:57 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Dec 9, 2020 11:57 am (GMT -8) (Dec 9, 2020 19:57 GMT)
1.8

0.3 km
155 km (96 mi)6.6 mi southwest of West Richland, Benton County, Washington, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 9, 2020 07:57 GMT
1.4

2.5 km
152 km (94 mi)6.4 mi southwest of Royal City, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Friday, December 4, 2020 03:14 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 4, 2020 03:14 GMT
1.0

15 km
152 km (94 mi)7.5 mi southwest of Royal City, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Monday, November 23, 2020 12:44 GMT (4 earthquakes)
Nov 23, 2020 12:44 GMT
0.4

14 km
168 km (104 mi) County, 58 mi northeast of Bickleton (Klickitat County), Washington, USA MoreMap
Nov 23, 2020 08:05 GMT
0.7

3.1 km
178 km (111 mi)13 mi north of Kennewick, Benton County, Washington MoreMap
Nov 23, 2020 07:30 GMT
0.5

1 km
178 km (111 mi)13 mi north of Kennewick, Benton County, Washington MoreMap
Nov 23, 2020 01:16 GMT
1.1

1.5 km
178 km (111 mi)8.6 mi northeast of Richland, Benton County, Washington MoreMap
Friday, November 20, 2020 20:46 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 20, 2020 12:46 pm (GMT -8) (Nov 20, 2020 20:46 GMT)
1.7

0.2 km
185 km (115 mi)3.9 mi south of Kennewick, Benton County, Washington 3 reportsMoreMap
Friday, November 13, 2020 20:01 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 13, 2020 20:01 GMT
1.4

0.3 km
171 km (106 mi)7.3 mi southwest of Kennewick, Washington MoreMap
Monday, October 12, 2020 21:06 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 12, 2020 21:06 GMT
1.5

0.3 km
171 km (106 mi)6.7 mi west of Kennewick, Benton County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Thursday, October 8, 2020 21:03 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 8, 2020 21:03 GMT
1.6

0.2 km
201 km (125 mi)Franklin County, 11 mi east of Pasco, Washington, USA MoreMap
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 00:26 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 6, 2020 00:26 GMT
1.1

14 km
189 km (117 mi)12 mi southeast of Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 23:48 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 30, 2020 23:48 GMT
1.6

0.4 km
208 km (129 mi)Walla Walla, 13 mi southeast of Finley (Benton County), Washington, USA MoreMap
Sunday, September 27, 2020 01:41 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 27, 2020 01:41 GMT
1.4

10.2 km
190 km (118 mi)12 mi southeast of Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Friday, September 25, 2020 07:53 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 25, 2020 07:53 GMT
0.7

0.1 km
151 km (94 mi)7.5 mi southwest of Royal City, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 01:12 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 22, 2020 01:12 GMT
0.6

6.1 km
132 km (82 mi)5.7 mi southeast of Desert Aire, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 14:57 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Sep 16, 2020 14:57 GMT
1.0

6.2 km
132 km (82 mi)5.7 mi southeast of Desert Aire, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Sep 16, 2020 08:09 GMT
1.1

13 km
168 km (104 mi)6.9 mi southeast of Royal City, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Sunday, September 13, 2020 19:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 13, 2020 19:52 GMT
0.4

6.7 km
133 km (83 mi)Benton County, 6.4 mi southeast of Desert Aire, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Saturday, September 12, 2020 16:41 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 12, 2020 16:41 GMT
1.5

6.3 km
134 km (83 mi)Benton County, 5.9 mi southeast of Desert Aire, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Monday, September 7, 2020 03:44 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 7, 2020 03:44 GMT
1.3

23 km
135 km (84 mi)Benton County, 19 mi northeast of seonisaideu, Yakima County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 09:25 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 25, 2020 09:25 GMT
0.4

7.1 km
133 km (83 mi)Benton County, 6.2 mi southeast of Desert Aire, Grant County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Sunday, August 23, 2020 18:53 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 23, 2020 18:53 GMT
1.1

8.1 km
189 km (117 mi)12 mi southeast of Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Saturday, August 22, 2020 15:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 22, 2020 15:52 GMT
0.6

6.4 km
151 km (94 mi)3.7 mi southwest of Benton City, Benton County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Monday, August 17, 2020 05:02 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 17, 2020 05:02 GMT
0.4

5.5 km
130 km (81 mi)20 km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Sunday, August 9, 2020 18:43 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 9, 2020 18:43 GMT
0.2

5.1 km
134 km (83 mi)11 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:23 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Aug 6, 2020 11:23 GMT
1.2

11 km
128 km (80 mi)9 km WNW of Mattawa, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Aug 6, 2020 11:23 GMT
2.0

10 km
128 km (80 mi)Kittitas County, 6.2 mi west of Mattawa, Washington, USA MoreMap
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 18:26 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 29, 2020 18:26 GMT
1.5

0.2 km
171 km (106 mi)Explosion - 11 km SSW of Tri-Cities, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Monday, July 27, 2020 06:27 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 27, 2020 06:27 GMT
1.5

5.9 km
135 km (84 mi)10 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) 1 reportMoreMap
Friday, July 24, 2020 18:47 GMT (4 earthquakes)
Jul 24, 2020 18:47 GMT
1.5

6.9 km
136 km (85 mi)9 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Jul 24, 2020 16:24 GMT
1.3

6.8 km
134 km (83 mi)9 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Jul 24, 2020 16:14 GMT
0.6

6.7 km
134 km (83 mi)9 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Jul 24, 2020 16:05 GMT
1.3

6.6 km
136 km (85 mi)9 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Thursday, July 16, 2020 13:53 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 16, 2020 13:53 GMT
2.0

11 km
185 km (115 mi)3 mi southeast of Kennewick, Benton County, Washington, USA MoreMap
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 18:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 15, 2020 18:52 GMT
1.0

0.3 km
171 km (106 mi)Explosion - 11 km SSW of Tri-Cities, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:41 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Jul 4, 2020 12:41 GMT
0.7

4.6 km
136 km (85 mi)12 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Jul 4, 2020 12:34 GMT
0.6

6.9 km
134 km (83 mi)10 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Thursday, July 2, 2020 03:16 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 2, 2020 03:16 GMT
0.8

6.5 km
132 km (82 mi)9 km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 21:39 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 1, 2020 21:39 GMT
1.3

0.2 km
171 km (106 mi)Explosion - 10 km SSW of Tri-Cities, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Monday, June 29, 2020 18:14 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Jun 29, 2020 18:14 GMT
0.8

6.3 km
133 km (83 mi)9 km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Jun 29, 2020 15:06 GMT
1.5

6.7 km
133 km (83 mi)9 km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Thursday, June 25, 2020 21:41 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 25, 2020 21:41 GMT
1.3

0.4 km
203 km (126 mi)Explosion - 11 km E of Burbank, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 04:00 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 24, 2020 04:00 GMT
1.1

20 km
136 km (85 mi)17 km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 19:59 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 23, 2020 19:59 GMT
1.7

0.5 km
142 km (88 mi)Explosion - 10 km ENE of Prosser, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 13:33 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 17, 2020 13:33 GMT
0.6

20 km
142 km (88 mi)13 km ESE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 22:55 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 16, 2020 22:55 GMT
1.4

0.2 km
201 km (125 mi)Explosion - 5 km NE of Mesa, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 23:37 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Jun 9, 2020 23:37 GMT
1.2

16 km
112 km (70 mi)29 km ESE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Jun 9, 2020 23:37 GMT
1.6

16 km
112 km (70 mi)29 km ESE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Monday, June 1, 2020 08:00 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 1, 2020 08:00 GMT
1.9

5.3 km
176 km (109 mi)4 km ESE of Touchet, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 22:07 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-05-26 14:07:23 -08:00 (May 26, 2020 22:07 GMT)
1.9

0.3 km
117 km (73 mi)Explosion - 4km SW of West Richland, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Sunday, May 24, 2020 23:46 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-05-24 15:46:24 -08:00 (May 24, 2020 23:46 GMT)
0.4

7.5 km
99 km (62 mi)11km E of Prosser, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Saturday, May 23, 2020 13:17 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-05-23 05:17:32 -08:00 (May 23, 2020 13:17 GMT)
1.6

6.4 km
97 km (60 mi)9km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Thursday, May 21, 2020 21:12 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-05-21 13:12:01 -08:00 (May 21, 2020 21:12 GMT)
1.7

0.3 km
125 km (78 mi)Explosion - 3km SSE of Umatilla, Oregon (USA) MoreMap
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 19:42 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-05-20 11:42:00 -08:00 (May 20, 2020 19:42 GMT)
1.0

6.7 km
97 km (60 mi)10km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
2020-05-19 16:50:51 -08:00 (May 20, 2020 00:50 GMT)
1.2

6.7 km
98 km (61 mi)9km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Friday, May 15, 2020 09:47 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-05-15 01:47:47 -08:00 (May 15, 2020 09:47 GMT)
0.6

15 km
124 km (77 mi)24km W of Basin City, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Monday, May 11, 2020 12:02 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-05-11 04:02:33 -08:00 (May 11, 2020 12:02 GMT)
1.2

6.8 km
99 km (62 mi)9km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
2020-05-11 03:19:05 -08:00 (May 11, 2020 11:19 GMT)
0.7

6.7 km
99 km (62 mi)9km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Monday, May 4, 2020 18:05 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-05-04 10:05:06 -08:00 (May 4, 2020 18:05 GMT)
1.5

0.5 km
65 km (40 mi)Explosion - 8km WSW of Sunnyside, Washington (USA) MoreMap
2020-05-04 07:49:20 -08:00 (May 4, 2020 15:49 GMT)
0.6

6.8 km
99 km (62 mi)10km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Saturday, May 2, 2020 15:12 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-05-02 07:12:47 -08:00 (May 2, 2020 15:12 GMT)
1.3

6.8 km
97 km (60 mi)9km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
2020-05-02 06:37:24 -08:00 (May 2, 2020 14:37 GMT)
1.4

6.8 km
97 km (60 mi)9km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 01:37 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-04-27 17:37:12 -08:00 (Apr 28, 2020 01:37 GMT)
0.9

6.6 km
98 km (61 mi)9km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Friday, April 24, 2020 08:19 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-04-24 00:19:18 -08:00 (Apr 24, 2020 08:19 GMT)
1.0

6.6 km
98 km (61 mi)10km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
2020-04-23 23:24:34 -08:00 (Apr 24, 2020 07:24 GMT)
1.0

6.2 km
95 km (59 mi)7km S of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 23:09 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-04-21 15:09:28 -08:00 (Apr 21, 2020 23:09 GMT)
2.3

0.6 km
195 km (121 mi)3.5 mi south of Milton-Freewater, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA 2 reportsMoreMap
2020-04-20 21:46:23 -08:00 (Apr 21, 2020 05:46 GMT)
0.2

9.7 km
94 km (58 mi)22km NE of Sunnyside, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 23:04 GMT (1 earthquake)
Apr 14, 2020 23:04 GMT
0.5

6.6 km
100 km (62 mi)Washington (USA) MoreMap
Thursday, April 9, 2020 18:55 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-04-09 10:55:09 -08:00 (Apr 9, 2020 18:55 GMT)
0.5

8.7 km
96 km (60 mi)14km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Sunday, April 5, 2020 15:55 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-04-05 07:55:07 -08:00 (Apr 5, 2020 15:55 GMT)
0.9

6.6 km
99 km (62 mi)9km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Friday, April 3, 2020 18:32 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-04-03 10:32:06 -08:00 (Apr 3, 2020 18:32 GMT)
2.0

0.4 km
77 km (48 mi)8.2 mi east of Arlington, Gilliam County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Monday, March 30, 2020 01:38 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-03-29 17:38:12 -08:00 (Mar 30, 2020 01:38 GMT)
0.8

16 km
118 km (73 mi)25km ESE of Mattawa, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Monday, March 23, 2020 17:22 GMT (3 earthquakes)
2020-03-23 09:22:31 -08:00 (Mar 23, 2020 17:22 GMT)
1.5

6.5 km
99 km (62 mi)8km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
2020-03-22 23:17:30 -08:00 (Mar 23, 2020 07:17 GMT)
0.6

6.9 km
100 km (62 mi)9km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
2020-03-22 23:04:30 -08:00 (Mar 23, 2020 07:04 GMT)
1.3

0.3 km
120 km (75 mi)12km SW of Royal City, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Friday, March 20, 2020 20:28 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-03-20 12:28:16 -08:00 (Mar 20, 2020 20:28 GMT)
1.6

0.2 km
136 km (85 mi)3km N of Highland, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 22:39 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-03-17 14:39:07 -08:00 (Mar 17, 2020 22:39 GMT)
1.1

5 km
136 km (85 mi)14km NNE of Richland, Washington (USA) MoreMap
2020-03-16 16:30:00 -08:00 (Mar 17, 2020 00:30 GMT)
0.5

6.4 km
100 km (62 mi)8km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Monday, March 2, 2020 01:36 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-03-01 17:36:00 -08:00 (Mar 2, 2020 01:36 GMT)
1.0

16 km
157 km (98 mi)14km ESE of Finley, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Sunday, March 1, 2020 05:44 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-02-29 21:44:23 -08:00 (Mar 1, 2020 05:44 GMT)
1.1

15 km
158 km (98 mi)14km ESE of Finley, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 03:31 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-02-18 19:31:09 -08:00 (Feb 19, 2020 03:31 GMT)
0.4

6.5 km
99 km (62 mi)10km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 00:56 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-02-17 16:56:40 -08:00 (Feb 18, 2020 00:56 GMT)
1.7

0.3 km
125 km (78 mi)Explosion - 3km SE of Umatilla, Oregon (USA) MoreMap
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:24 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-01-28 03:24:51 -08:00 (Jan 28, 2020 11:24 GMT)
0.4

16 km
118 km (73 mi)21km NNW of West Richland, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Friday, January 24, 2020 19:17 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-01-24 11:17:37 -08:00 (Jan 24, 2020 19:17 GMT)
1.0

7.1 km
97 km (60 mi)10km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Monday, January 20, 2020 03:40 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-01-19 19:40:13 -08:00 (Jan 20, 2020 03:40 GMT)
0.8

2.4 km
121 km (75 mi)11km SW of Royal City, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Friday, January 17, 2020 20:13 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-01-17 12:13:40 -08:00 (Jan 17, 2020 20:13 GMT)
0.9

6.5 km
97 km (60 mi)9km SSE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 18:00 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-01-15 10:00:51 -08:00 (Jan 15, 2020 18:00 GMT)
1.5

7 km
100 km (62 mi)9km SE of Desert Aire, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Sunday, January 12, 2020 23:36 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-01-12 15:36:25 -08:00 (Jan 12, 2020 23:36 GMT)
1.0

0.1 km
122 km (76 mi)10km SW of Royal City, Washington (USA) MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 9.4 x 108 joules (261 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.225 tons of TNT) More info
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