A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Point Arena in California on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 13:28:06 / February 21, 2017 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nc72766286. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72766286. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:28:06 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.6213333 West, latitude 38.844 North, depth = 7.08 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.08 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Healdsburg (c. 11 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Healdsburg, Fort Bragg, Cloverdale.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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