A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Rio Dell in California. Exact location, longitude -124.206337° West, latitude 40.3618317° North, depth = 28.28 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.28 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:20:10 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72719300. Unique identifier: nc72719300. Global time and date of event 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 10:20:10 / November 2, 2016 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT.
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 earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km SSW of Rio Dell, California.
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