A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ferndale in California. Exact location, longitude -124.3853333° West, latitude 40.338° North, depth = 21.48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.48 km (13 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:19:34 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72627885. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72627885. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 08:19:34 / April 27, 2016 @ 8:19 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km SSW of Ferndale, California.
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