Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 4.4 mi southeast of Bayside, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Tuesday, 18 August 1908 at 10:59 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.8°N / 124°W (Humboldt, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Shasta (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SE of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) E of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Westhaven-Moonstone (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Willow Creek (pop: 1,710) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) W of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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