A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Blue Lake in CA on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -123.8249969° West, 40.8429985° North, depth 24.85 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73298350. Id of event: nc73298350. The temblor was picked up at 17:00:38 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.85 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 01:00:38 / October 29, 2019 @ 1:00 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna, Eureka, McKinleyville. Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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.
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