A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Ferndale in California. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:27:43 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.79 km (12 miles). Global time and date of event 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 16:27:43 / February 26, 2017 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -124.8983307 West, latitude 40.4006653 North, depth = 18.79 km. Unique identifier: nc72768236. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72768236.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 WSW of Ferndale, California.
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