A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Weitchpec in CA on Saturday. Unique identifier: nc73326331. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73326331. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:31:24 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -123.6044998 West, latitude 41.1184998 North, depth = 24.42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.42 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 09:31:24 / January 11, 2020 @ 9:31 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna, Eureka, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 74 km (46 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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