A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Bayview in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 17:41:42 / April 21, 2016 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.8623352 West, latitude 40.8751678 North, depth = 8.03 km. Id of earthquake: nc72625485. Event ids that are associated: nc72625485. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.03 km (5 miles). The 3.18-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:41:42 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayside, Fortuna, Arcata (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km WNW of Bayview, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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