Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - Explosion - 14 Km S of Mesa, Washington, USA, on Tuesday, 16 February 2021 at 20:18 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
17 Feb 01:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2021 20:18:51 UTC -
Depth: 0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.44417°N / 119.02533°W (Washington State, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Adams (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Basin City (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NNE of Pasco (pop: 69,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Richland (pop: 54,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of Kennewick (pop: 78,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NW of Walla Walla (pop: 32,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNE of Hermiston (Umatilla County, Oregon) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) E of Sunnyside (Yakima County) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Moses Lake (Grant County) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) SW of Spokane (pop: 213,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (120 mi) SW of Spokane Valley (pop: 94,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 106 joules (1.56 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.3||0.2 km||Explosion - 14 Km S of Mesa, Washington, USA||USGS|
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