A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ferndale in California on Sunday. Id of earthquake: nc72724650. Event ids that are associated: nc72724650. Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 00:22:38 / November 14, 2016 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -124.5026703 West, latitude 40.3950005 North, depth = 25 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:22:38 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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