A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Rio Dell in California. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 14:06:13 / January 10, 2016 @ 2:06 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72578211. Id of event: nc72578211. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.3795013 West, latitude 40.2916679 North, depth = 14.59 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.59 km (9 miles). The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:06:13 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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