A light earthquake with magnitude 4.07 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Rio Dell in California on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 13:22:03 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.2921677 West, latitude 40.2921677 North, depth = 8.4 km. Id of earthquake: nc72820761. Event ids that are associated: nc72820761, at00os2m0p. A tsunami warning has been issued near Rio Dell in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 21:22:03 / June 24, 2017 @ 9:22 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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. 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: 27 km SW of Rio Dell, California.
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