A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Covelo in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -123.3651657 West, latitude 39.8523331 North, depth = 5.73 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.73 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:15:16 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 14:15:16 / September 14, 2020 @ 2:15 pm. Event id: nc73457786. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73457786.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ukiah, Fort Bragg. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 12 km WNW of Covelo, CA.
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