A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Willow Creek in California. Exact location of earthquake, -123.5613327° West, 40.9658318° North, depth 27.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 13:24:29 / April 12, 2016 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:24:29 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72621175. Event ids that are associated: nc72621175. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.4 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna, Eureka, McKinleyville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 65 km (40 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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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