A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Redway in CA. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:49:21 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73312336. Id of event: nc73312336. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.91 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -123.8594971° West, 40.2541656° North, depth 30.91 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 01:49:21 / December 7, 2019 @ 1:49 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 15 km NNW of Redway, CA.
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