A minor earthquake magnitude 3.67 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Point Arena in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 4.96 km, -124.2441635° West, 38.7955017° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 16:25:55 / January 27, 2021 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73517210. Id of event: nc73517210. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.96 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:25:55 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Bragg (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km WSW of Point Arena, CA.
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