A light earthquake with magnitude 4.46 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Humboldt Hill in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 16:24:49 / March 22, 2018 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.23 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Humboldt Hill in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: nc72988726. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72988726, at00p602xd, us1000d7jk. Exact location of event, depth 19.23 km, -124.3613358° West, 40.7463341° North. The temblor was reported at 08:24:49 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata. Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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