A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Westhaven-Moonstone in California on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 24.48 km, -124.9046667° West, 41.2046667° North. The temblor was detected at 18:07:23 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.48 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 02:07:23 / April 25, 2017 @ 2:07 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72793516. Id of event: nc72793516.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, McKinleyville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km WNW of Westhaven-Moonstone, California.
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