A minor earthquake magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Ferndale in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.67 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:05:52 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72541905. Id of event: nc72541905. Global time and date of event 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 00:05:52 / October 22, 2015 @ 12:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -124.9948349 West, latitude 40.3958321 North, depth = 0.67 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km WSW of Ferndale, California.
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