A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Willow Creek in California. The temblor was picked up at 23:53:05 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 29.55 km (18 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72793611. Id of event: nc72793611. Exact location of earthquake, -123.7494965° West, 41.2666664° North, depth 29.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 07:53:05 / April 25, 2017 @ 7:53 am.
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Crescent City (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Crescent City, Eureka, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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. 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: 37 km NNW of Willow Creek, California.
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