A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hydesville in California. The temblor was reported at 03:21:07 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72772046. Event ids that are associated: nc72772046. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.47 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 11:21:07 / March 9, 2017 @ 11:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, -123.8566666° West, 40.5598335° North, depth 22.47 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Eureka.
Every 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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 20 km E of Hydesville, California.
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