A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Rio Dell in CA. Exact location of event, depth 26.08 km, -123.9573364° West, 40.3656654° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:56:39 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73328141. Event ids that are associated: nc73328141. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 16:56:39 / January 16, 2020 @ 4:56 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.08 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km SE of Rio Dell, CA.
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