Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 5.1 mi northwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Tuesday, 4 May 2021 12:37 am (GMT -7) -
Séisme très faible magnitude 3.0 at 24 km depth
4 May 07:39 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 2 minutes.
Update Tue, 4 May 2021, 07:45Small magnitude 3.0 earthquake 5 miles northwest of Eureka, California, United States
3.0 quake 4 May 12:37 am (GMT -7)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded after midnight on Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 12:37 am local time, at a shallow depth of 15 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.0 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Samoa (pop. 260) located 3 miles from the epicenter, Eureka (pop. 27,000) 5 miles away, Humboldt Hill (pop. 3,400) 8 miles away, Pine Hills (pop. 3,100) 9 miles away, and Arcata (pop. 17,800) 9 miles away. In Bayside (pop. 17,100, 10 miles away), McKinleyville (pop. 15,200, 11 miles away), and Fortuna (pop. 12,000, 17 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 4 May 2021 07:37:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter:
mardi, 4 mai 2021 00:37 (GMT -7)
Profondeur: 23.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.83733°N / 124.24834°W
(Océan Pacifique Nord
, Comté de Kern
Volcan le plus près: Mount Shasta
(183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:6 km ONO de Samoa
(pop: 258) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!8 km ONO de Eureka (Humboldt County)
(pop: 27,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!14 km OSO de Arcata (Humboldt County)
(pop: 17,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!16 km O de Bayside (Humboldt County)
(pop: 17,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!17 km SO de McKinleyville (Humboldt County)
(pop: 15,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!26 km SSO de Westhaven-Moonstone
(pop: 1,210) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!28 km NNO de Fortuna (Humboldt County)
(pop: 12,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!39 km NNO de Rio Dell
(pop: 3,390) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!159 km O de Redding
(pop: 91,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!201 km SO de Medford (Oregon)
(pop: 79,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS
(United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109
joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.0||24 km||9km NW of Eureka, CA, USA||USGS|
|2.5||22 km||OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA||EMSC|
|unknown||n/a||Near Eureka, California, USA||VolcanoDiscovery|
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15.2 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Im on the second floor and my bed and shelf shook. My parents, also on the second floor, felt nothing
11.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
compton / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 5-10 s
Eureka, California (king salmon) / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
14.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Felt one jolt like someone slammed a big door. Could have knocked things over if it went back and forth.
Kneeland, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Arcata / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Arcata,ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : Woke me up
Eureka / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : A single jolt as the house creaked.
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