Earthquake in DC Area

Magnitude 3.6 – POTOMAC-SHENANDOAH REGION.

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 3.6
Date-Time
Location 39.167°N, 77.252°W
Depth 5 km (3.1 miles) set by location program
Region POTOMAC-SHENANDOAH REGION
Distances 15 km (10 miles) NW of Rockville, Maryland
30 km (15 miles) ENE of Leesburg, Virginia
35 km (20 miles) NW of WASHINGTON, D.C.
70 km (45 miles) WNW of ANNAPOLIS, Maryland
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 13.3 km (8.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters NST= 15, Nph= 15, Dmin=44.7 km, Rmss=1.49 sec, Gp=133°,
M-type=”Nuttli” surface wave magnitude (mbLg), Version=6
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID us2010yua6
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