A light earthquake magnitude 4.27 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Rio Dell in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 05:49:52 / January 7, 2016 @ 5:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.3464966 West, latitude 40.2840004 North, depth = 17.41 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Rio Dell in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.41 km (11 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:49:52 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o0kiv4, nc72574495. Id of event: nc72574495.
Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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