A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Rio Dell in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 16:14:48 / January 5, 2016 @ 4:14 pm. Exact location, longitude -124.3946686° West, latitude 40.2823334° North, depth = 19.36 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:14:48 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.36 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72573905. Unique identifier: nc72573905.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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