A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Willow Creek in California on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 18:12:35 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 02:12:35 / February 8, 2016 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72590081. Id of event: nc72590081. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.8 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.4940033 West, latitude 40.7765007 North, depth = 20.8 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna, Eureka, McKinleyville. Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SSE of Willow Creek, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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