A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from McKinleyville in California. Unique identifier: nc72627190. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72627190. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 12:29:52 / April 25, 2016 @ 12:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.27 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:29:52 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -124.0803299° West, latitude 40.9790001° North, depth = 19.27 km.
Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna, Eureka, Bayside.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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