A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Ferndale in California. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:58:17 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.96 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.8946686 West, latitude 40.3828316 North, depth = 4.96 km. Id of earthquake: nc72592755. Event ids that are associated: nc72592755. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 00:58:17 / February 17, 2016 @ 12:58 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna. Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km WSW of Ferndale, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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