A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Ferndale in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.27 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 05:02:50 / September 21, 2016 @ 5:02 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72699986. Id of event: nc72699986. Exact location of event, longitude -124.9400024 West, latitude 40.5601654 North, depth = 8.27 km. The temblor was reported at 21:02:50 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter).
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. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 57 km W of Ferndale, California.
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