A minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Redway in CA. Event id: nc73468941. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73468941. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.42 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:24:11 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 01:24:11 / October 10, 2020 @ 1:24 am. Exact location, longitude -123.7376633° West, latitude 40.3918343° North, depth = 23.42 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Eureka. The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 42 km (26 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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