Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 133 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Tuesday, 13 May 1941 at 16:01 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 13 May 1941 16:01:46 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.137°N / 126.531°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Escanaba Segment (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
198 km (123 mi) WSW of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) WSW of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) WSW of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) WSW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) WSW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) W of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (275 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) WNW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (316 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.3||10 km||off the coast of Northern California (USA)||USGS|
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