A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Ferndale in California on Friday. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:44:18 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.22 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 16:44:18 / January 8, 2016 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72577506. Id of event: nc72577506. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.8026657 West, latitude 40.1409988 North, depth = 4.22 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 66 km SW of Ferndale, California.
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