A minor earthquake magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Redway in CA on Wednesday. The 3.79-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:40:14 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 19:40:14 / December 4, 2019 @ 7:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.93 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -123.8463364° West, latitude 40.1399994° North, depth = 21.93 km. Id of earthquake: nc73311641. Event ids that are associated: nc73311641.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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