A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Blue Lake in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.48 km (14 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73140400. Unique identifier: nc73140400. Exact location of earthquake, -123.836998° West, 40.876667° North, depth 22.48 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 20:30:06 / February 9, 2019 @ 8:30 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:30:06 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna, Eureka, McKinleyville. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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