Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 96 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Friday, 10 December 1926 at 08:38 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 10 Dec 1926 08:38:53 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.75°N / 126°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Escanaba Segment (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) W of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) W of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 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!
163 km (102 mi) W of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SW of Grants Pass (Josephine County, Oregon) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) NW of Ukiah (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WSW of Medford (Oregon) (pop: 79,800) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) NW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) NW of Petaluma (pop: 60,400) --> 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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