A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pine Hills in CA. The temblor was picked up at 12:41:40 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.35 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 20:41:40 / September 16, 2019 @ 8:41 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73275015. Id of event: nc73275015. Exact location of earthquake, -124.0861664° West, 40.6860008° North, depth 20.35 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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