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Past earthquakes near Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA: 2020

Updated Oct 18, 2021 17:02 GMT -
During 2020, Hermiston had 3 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 36 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 (39 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
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 19:57 GMT (1 earthquake)
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
Monday, November 23, 2020 08:05 GMT (3 earthquakes)
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
Monday, September 28, 2020 02:29 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 28, 2020 02:29 GMT
1.5

17 km
123 km (76 mi)12 mi south of Arlington, Gilliam County, Oregon, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Thursday, June 4, 2020 00:11 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 4, 2020 00:11 GMT
1.2

1.2 km
122 km (76 mi)16 km NE of Lexington, Oregon (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
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
Monday, May 4, 2020 18:05 GMT (1 earthquake)
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
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
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 23, 2020 23:51 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-03-23 15:51:29 -08:00 (Mar 23, 2020 23:51 GMT)
1.5

1.6 km
121 km (75 mi)19km N of Heppner, Oregon (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 (1 earthquake)
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
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
Friday, February 21, 2020 00:08 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-02-20 16:08:11 -08:00 (Feb 21, 2020 00:08 GMT)
1.4

4.5 km
121 km (75 mi)22km N of Heppner, Oregon (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
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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