A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Willow Creek in CA on Monday. The 3.61-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:50:09 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 22.07 km, -123.5948334° West, 40.9840012° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/18 / 2018-12-03 21:50:09 / December 3, 2018 @ 9:50 pm. Unique identifier: nc73118836. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73118836. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.07 km (14 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna, Eureka, Arcata (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of Willow Creek, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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