A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Ferndale in California on Friday. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:03:09 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -125.003334° West, latitude 40.4046669° North, depth = 3.26 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 22:03:09 / May 27, 2016 @ 10:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.26 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: nc72642541. Event ids that are associated: nc72642541.
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 Fortuna. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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