A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Rio Dell in California on Thursday. Id of earthquake: nc72691826. Event ids that are associated: nc72691826. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 08:40:50 / September 8, 2016 @ 8:40 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -124.105835° West, 40.5159988° North, depth 22 km. The temblor was reported at 01:40:50 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km N of Rio Dell, California.
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