A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Rockport in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 20:40:57 / October 6, 2020 @ 8:40 pm. Event id: nc73467496. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73467496. Exact location of event, longitude -123.7573318 West, latitude 39.9150009 North, depth = -0.93 km. The temblor was reported at 20:40:57 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.93 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Bragg.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km NNE of Rockport, CA.
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