A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Covelo in California. The temblor was picked up at 19:31:28 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 03:31:28 / March 5, 2017 @ 3:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.66 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -123.3773346 West, latitude 39.7613335 North, depth = 6.66 km. Event id: nc72770676. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72770676.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ukiah, Fort Bragg. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WSW of Covelo, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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