Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2.1 mi southeast of McKinleyville, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Thursday, 11 December 1930 at 12:27 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.92°N / 124.08°W (Humboldt, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Shasta (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSE of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) N of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) N of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Westhaven-Moonstone (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) N of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) W of Willow Creek (pop: 1,710) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WNW of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 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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|5.0||km||Northern California (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Dec 1930 08:38 UTC| M 4.6 |0 km (0 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details