A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Humboldt Hill in CA. Global time and date of event 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 04:56:43 / October 7, 2020 @ 4:56 am UTC/GMT. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:56:43 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73467651, us6000c6aw. Id of event: nc73467651. Exact location of event, depth 20.91 km, -124.4113312° West, 40.7566681° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.91 km (13 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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