A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Rio Dell in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.0414963 West, latitude 40.3623352 North, depth = 24.03 km. Unique identifier: nc73275985. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73275985. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/19 / 2019-09-18 17:23:56 / September 18, 2019 @ 5:23 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.03 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:23:56 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 28 km (17 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SSE of Rio Dell, CA.
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