A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Ferndale in California on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.7369995 West, latitude 40.3321648 North, depth = 8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Ferndale in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: nc72572665. Ids that are associated to the event: at00o0b7rl, nc72572665. The temblor was picked up at 21:11:45 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 05:11:45 / January 2, 2016 @ 5:11 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km SW of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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