Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 38 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Tuesday, 4 May 2021 at 21:38 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 23 km depth
4 May 22:25 UTC: First to report: USGS after 46 minutes.
Depth: 23.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.42233°N / 124.67933°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Ferndale (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) W of Rio Dell (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Redway (pop: 1,230) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Westhaven-Moonstone (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) W of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.8||23 km||35km WNW of Petrolia, CA, USA||USGS|
|2.3||28 km||OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.