A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Point Arena in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 23:09:31 / February 16, 2020 @ 11:09 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73342005. Unique identifier: nc73342005. The temblor was detected at 15:09:31 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -123.7070007° West, latitude 39.0176659° North, depth = 2.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.91 km (2 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cloverdale, Fort Bragg, Ukiah (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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