A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Willow Creek in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 14:44:59 / November 15, 2016 @ 2:44 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72725715. Unique identifier: nc72725715. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.88 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.515831 West, latitude 41.1479988 North, depth = 37.88 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:44:59 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Bayside, Arcata. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 25 km NNE of Willow Creek, California.
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