A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Ferndale in California. Exact location of earthquake, -124.4994965° West, 40.3144989° North, depth 18.69 km. Unique identifier: nc72741785. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72741785. The temblor was reported at 02:49:41 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 10:49:41 / December 20, 2016 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.69 km (12 miles).
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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