A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Hydesville in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.46 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -124.0833359° West, 40.595665° North, depth 17.46 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 07:28:24 / September 19, 2018 @ 7:28 am UTC/GMT. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:28:24 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73087041. Event ids that are associated: nc73087041.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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