A minor earthquake magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Redway in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72759410. Id of event: nc72759410. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.28 km (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:13:42 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 16:13:42 / February 3, 2017 @ 4:13 pm. Exact location, longitude -123.6449966° West, latitude 40.2373352° North, depth = 31.28 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Eureka (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NE of Redway, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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