A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ferndale in California on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.35 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 13:05:09 / January 10, 2016 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:05:09 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -124.6334991 West, latitude 40.3841667 North, depth = 20.35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72578201. Unique identifier: nc72578201.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, 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. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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