A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Rio Dell in California. The temblor was detected at 20:00:30 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.07 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -124.3118362 West, latitude 40.2871666 North, depth = 15.07 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 04:00:30 / January 7, 2016 @ 4:00 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72574475. Unique identifier: nc72574475.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km SW of Rio Dell, California.
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