A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Rockport in CA on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73497020. Id of event: nc73497020. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 19:20:12 / December 12, 2020 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -123.7736664 West, latitude 39.9048347 North, depth = 2.13 km. The temblor was reported at 19:20:12 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.13 km (1 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Bragg (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km N of Rockport, CA.
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