Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Offshore Northern California (USA) on Sunday, 9 November 1980 at 04:09 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Offshore Northern California (USA) on Sunday, 9 November 1980 at 04:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 9 Nov 1980 04:09:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.501°N / 125.343°W (Comté de Kern, États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Escanaba Segment (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km O de Ferndale (pop: 1,370) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
105 km OSO de Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
114 km OSO de Arcata (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
114 km OSO de Bayside (Humboldt County) (pop: 17,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
116 km OSO de McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
250 km O de Redding (pop: 91,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
273 km SO de Grants Pass (Josephine County, Oregon) (pop: 37,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
289 km SO de Medford (Oregon) (pop: 79,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
4086 km ONO de Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
4086 km ONO de Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.015 kmoffshore Northern California (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (46 quakes):
  • 03 Jan 1981 09:32 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    9.7 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1981 11:09 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Dec 1980 23:47 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    4.3 km (2.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Dec 1980 06:50 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    4.2 km (2.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Dec 1980 17:42 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    24.1 km (15 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1980 17:08 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    4.5 km (2.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Dec 1980 08:36 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    4.2 km (2.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Dec 1980 21:57 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    4.5 km (2.8 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Dec 1980 15:26 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    7.9 km (4.9 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Dec 1980 09:39 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Dec 1980 00:02 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    6.4 km (4 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Dec 1980 11:46 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    9.3 km (5.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12913 km (8024 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12913 km (8024 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Dec 1980 12:47 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    26.8 km (16.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Nov 1980 02:23 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    4.3 km (2.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Offshore Northern California (USA) on Sunday, 9 November 1980 at 04:09 (GMT)
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