A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Westhaven-Moonstone in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 23:41:39 / April 9, 2017 @ 11:41 pm. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:41:39 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.26 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.435 West, latitude 41.2123333 North, depth = 15.26 km. Id of earthquake: nc72786936. Event ids that are associated: nc72786936.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna, Crescent City, Bayside (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km NW of Westhaven-Moonstone, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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