A minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ferndale in California. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 07:00:19 / April 30, 2016 @ 7:00 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.92 km (10 miles). The 3.58-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:00:19 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72628955. Event ids that are associated: nc72628955. Exact location, longitude -124.4514999° West, latitude 40.364666° North, depth = 15.92 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 54 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), 71 km (44 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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