A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Ferndale in California. Unique identifier: nc72581181. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72581181. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.61 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -125.0543365° West, 40.3935013° North, depth 1.61 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 19:53:25 / January 17, 2016 @ 7:53 pm. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:53:25 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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