Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 165 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on 2020-05-18 23:10:10 -08:00 -
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 May 07:43 UTC: First to report: USGS after 33 minutes.
Date & time: 19 May 2020 07:10:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-18 23:10:10 -08:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.8583°N / 127.3275°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Escanaba Segment (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
260 km (162 mi) W of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) W of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) W of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) W of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) W of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) WSW of Grants Pass (Josephine County, Oregon) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (251 mi) WSW of Medford (Oregon) (pop: 79,800) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) W of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) NW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
544 km (338 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||10 km||260km W of Ferndale, California (USA)||USGS|
|M 4.7||10 km||Off Coast of N. California (USA)||GFZ|
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