Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - Explosion - 2 Km NE of Selah, Washington, USA, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 3:22 pm (GMT -8) -
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
23 Feb 00:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 23:22:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 3:22 pm (GMT -8)
Depth: 0.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.6675°N / 120.50333°W (Washington State, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Adams (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Selah (Yakima County) (pop: 7,680) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) N of Yakima (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NE of Ahtanum (pop: 3,600) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Toppenish (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) S of Ellensburg (Kittitas County) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Mattawa (pop: 4,550) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NW of Sunnyside (Yakima County) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of Wenatchee (Chelan County) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ESE of Tacoma (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) SE of Seattle (pop: 684,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.4||0.8 km||Explosion - 2 Km NE of Selah, Washington, USA||USGS|
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