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Past earthquakes in Humboldt, California, USA: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 05:43 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 1 quake between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 15 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 61 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 357 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 160 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Humboldt was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.2, 1 quake of magnitude 5.1, 15 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 61 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 357 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 160 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.2 | North Pacific Ocean, 45 mi SW of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA -

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Showing quakes magnitude 2.4 or higher (284 out of 595 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Friday, December 31, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 31, 2021 1:24 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 31, 2021 21:24 GMT)
2.6

18 km
12km SSW of Ferndale, CA More
Dec 31, 2021 12:57 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 31, 2021 20:57 GMT)
3.8

19 km
California, USA 16 reportsMore
Dec 31, 2021 11:08 am (GMT -8) (Dec 31, 2021 19:08 GMT)
2.5

18 km
11km SSW of Ferndale, CA 1 reportMore
Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 30, 2021 8:02 am (GMT -8) (Dec 30, 2021 16:02 GMT)
2.7

13 km
North Pacific Ocean, California, USA More
Dec 30, 2021 4:28 am (GMT -8) (Dec 30, 2021 12:28 GMT)
2.6

29 km
6km N of Petrolia, CA More
Dec 30, 2021 2:09 am (GMT -8) (Dec 30, 2021 10:09 GMT)
2.5

22 km
8km SW of Petrolia, CA More
Dec 30, 2021 2:02 am (GMT -8) (Dec 30, 2021 10:02 GMT)
2.7

18 km
North Pacific Ocean, California, USA 1 reportMore
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (5 quakes)
Dec 29, 2021 9:56 am (GMT -8) (Dec 29, 2021 17:56 GMT)
2.4

28 km
Near Coast of N. California More
Dec 29, 2021 7:33 am (GMT -8) (Dec 29, 2021 15:33 GMT)
2.6

21 km
19km W of Petrolia, CA More
Dec 29, 2021 7:23 am (GMT -8) (Dec 29, 2021 15:23 GMT)
3.6

23 km
North Pacific Ocean, 72 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Dec 29, 2021 2:59 am (GMT -8) (Dec 29, 2021 10:59 GMT)
2.7

28 km
32 mi south of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Dec 29, 2021 2:17 am (GMT -8) (Dec 29, 2021 10:17 GMT)
2.7

22 km
North Pacific Ocean, 41 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 28, 2021 3:17 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 28, 2021 23:17 GMT)
2.8

27 km
24 mi south of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Dec 28, 2021 3:16 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 28, 2021 23:16 GMT)
2.7

20 km
North Pacific Ocean, 43 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Dec 28, 2021 8:18 am (GMT -8) (Dec 28, 2021 16:18 GMT)
2.5

15 km
31km W of Petrolia, CA More
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 26, 2021 6:16 am (GMT -8) (Dec 26, 2021 14:16 GMT)
3.3

13 km
North Pacific Ocean, 45 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 25, 2021 7:57 am (GMT -8) (Dec 25, 2021 15:57 GMT)
3.3

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 44 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Dec 24, 2021 6:49 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 25, 2021 02:49 GMT)
3.3

10.9 km
North Pacific Ocean, 46 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Friday, December 24, 2021 GMT (7 quakes)
Dec 24, 2021 10:30 am (GMT -8) (Dec 24, 2021 18:30 GMT)
3.0

25 km
27 mi south of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Dec 24, 2021 7:51 am (GMT -8) (Dec 24, 2021 15:51 GMT)
3.4

8.4 km
North Pacific Ocean, 47 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Dec 24, 2021 6:24 am (GMT -8) (Dec 24, 2021 14:24 GMT)
3.6

3.6 km
North Pacific Ocean, 49 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1014 joules (37.1 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 31909 tons of TNT or 2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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