A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Ferndale in California on Thursday. Unique identifier: nc72696581. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72696581. Global time and date of event 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 01:48:48 / September 16, 2016 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -124.9810028° West, latitude 40.3741684° North, depth = 0.96 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.96 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:48:48 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eureka, Fortuna. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 64 km WSW of Ferndale, California.
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