Sismo débil mag. 3.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 26 miles SSW of Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA, Tuesday, 12 Jan. 2021 -

Sismo débil mag. 3.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 26 miles SSW of Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA, Tuesday, 12 Jan. 2021

Sismo débil magnitud 3.2 at 21 km depth

12 Jan 03:27 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 3 minutos.
12 Jan 09:10: Magnitud recalculada de 3.5 a 3.2. Profundidad recalculada de 19.8 a 20.6 km (de 12.3 a 12.8 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.8 km (1.7 mi) al WSW.
Update Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 03:33
Small magnitude 3.5 earthquake 25 miles southwest of Fortuna, California, United States
3.5 quake 11 Jan 7:25 pm (GMT -8)
3.5 quake 11 Jan 7:25 pm (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred early evening on Monday 11 January 2021 at 7:25 pm local time near Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 12 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.5 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Scotia (pop. 850) located 20 miles from the epicenter, Ferndale (pop. 1,400) 21 miles away, Fortuna (pop. 12,000) 25 miles away, Loleta (pop. 780) 26 miles away, and Redway (pop. 1,200) 31 miles away. In Eureka (pop. 27,000, 38 miles away), Bayside (pop. 17,100, 42 miles away), and Arcata (pop. 17,800, 43 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 12 Jan 2021 03:25:08 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Monday, 11 Jan 2021 19:25 (GMT -8)
Magnitud: 3.2
Profundidad: 20.6 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 40.272°N / 124.40383°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, Condado de Kern, Estados Unidos)
Volcán mas cercano: Clear Lake (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km al SO de Scotia (Humboldt County) (pop: 850) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
42 km al SSO de Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al ONO de Redway (pop: 1,230) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al SSO de Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
70 km al SSO de Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
71 km al SSO de Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al SSO de McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
99 km al SO de Willow Creek (pop: 1,710) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
174 km al O de Redding (pop: 91,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
235 km al NO de Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 11.4°C (52 F), humidity: 58%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.221 km9km WSW of Petrolia, CA, USAUSGS

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