A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Rio Dell in California. Exact location of event, longitude -124.1928329 West, latitude 40.5183334 North, depth = 18.85 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 17:46:28 / November 15, 2016 @ 5:46 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:46:28 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72725765. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72725765. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.85 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km WNW of Rio Dell, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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