A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pine Hills in CA. Global time and date of event 04/02/19 / 2019-02-04 18:19:20 / February 4, 2019 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73139526. Unique identifier: nc73139526. The temblor was picked up at 10:19:20 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.07 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.0913315 West, latitude 40.7303352 North, depth = 8.07 km.
Epicenter of the event was 10 km (6 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Fortuna, Arcata (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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