A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Crescent City in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.28 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 19:17:27 / September 12, 2016 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -124.1969986 West, latitude 41.8991661 North, depth = 22.28 km. The temblor was reported at 12:17:27 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72694531. Id of event: nc72694531.
Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Crescent City (c. 7 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Brookings (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brookings, Crescent City. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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