A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Rio Dell in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 10:20:10 / November 2, 2016 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.7 km (19 miles). Event id: nc72719310. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72719310. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:10 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.2211667 West, latitude 40.3686667 North, depth = 30.7 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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