A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hydesville in CA on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.15 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc73484551. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73484551. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 01:20:52 / November 20, 2020 @ 1:20 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.0070038 West, latitude 40.590332 North, depth = 22.15 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:20:52 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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