A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Rio Dell in CA on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 16:13:42 / December 18, 2020 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:13:42 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73499875. Event ids that are associated: nc73499875. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.16 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -124.2089996° West, 40.4345016° North, depth 23.16 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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