A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Rio Dell in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72764531. Unique identifier: nc72764531. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.27 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -124.3860016 West, latitude 40.2823334 North, depth = 19.27 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:19:07 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 17:19:07 / February 15, 2017 @ 5:19 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 33 km SW of Rio Dell, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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