A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Rio Dell in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 14:29:05 / September 20, 2017 @ 2:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.78 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:29:05 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72895726. Unique identifier: nc72895726. Exact location of event, longitude -124.1708298 West, latitude 40.251667 North, depth = 8.78 km.
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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