A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Rio Dell in CA on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 15:28:30 / November 10, 2020 @ 3:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.55 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:28:30 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73480086. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73480086. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.8590012 West, latitude 40.4129982 North, depth = 29.55 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km ESE of Rio Dell, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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