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Small magnitude 3.0 earthquake 5 miles northwest of Eureka, California, United States

Tue, 4 May 2021, 07:46
07:46 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.0 quake 4 May 12:37 am (GMT -7)
3.0 quake 4 May 12:37 am (GMT -7)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded after midnight on Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 12:37 am local time, at a shallow depth of 15 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.0 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Samoa (pop. 260) located 3 miles from the epicenter, Eureka (pop. 27,000) 5 miles away, Humboldt Hill (pop. 3,400) 8 miles away, Pine Hills (pop. 3,100) 9 miles away, and Arcata (pop. 17,800) 9 miles away. In Bayside (pop. 17,100, 10 miles away), McKinleyville (pop. 15,200, 11 miles away), and Fortuna (pop. 12,000, 17 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 4 May 2021 12:37 am (GMT -7) local time (4 May 2021 07:37 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 23.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.84°N / 124.25°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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