A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Redway in CA on Friday. Event id: nc73328466. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73328466. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.856163 West, latitude 40.1348343 North, depth = 22.41 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 13:47:46 / January 17, 2020 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.41 km (14 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:47:46 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eureka, Fort Bragg, Fortuna (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km WNW of Redway, CA.
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