Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 97 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Thursday, 26 January 1922 at 09:31 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 26 Jan 1922 09:31:20 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41°N / 126°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Phoenix Segment (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
153 km (95 mi) WNW of Indianola (pop: 823) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) W of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) W of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) W of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) W of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) SW of Grants Pass (Josephine County, Oregon) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) WSW of Central Point (Oregon) (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) WSW of Medford (Oregon) (pop: 79,800) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) WSW of Ashland (Oregon) (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) NW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||km||off the coast of Northern California (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 31 Jan 1922 13:17 UTC| M 7.3 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|41 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 75 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Tuesday, 31 Jan 1922 1:17 pm (GMT +0)