A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hydesville in CA. Id of earthquake: nc73330171. Event ids that are associated: nc73330171. The temblor was reported at 10:16:09 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 18:16:09 / January 21, 2020 @ 6:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.21 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -124.1295013° West, latitude 40.5569992° North, depth = 22.21 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, 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 nearby.
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