A minor earthquake magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ferndale in California. Unique identifier: nc72769811. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72769811. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 20:23:45 / March 2, 2017 @ 8:23 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.86 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -124.3933334 West, latitude 40.2981682 North, depth = 7.86 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:23:45 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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