A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Ferndale in California. Exact location of earthquake, -124.552002° West, 40.3133316° North, depth 19.39 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 03:18:16 / March 26, 2017 @ 3:18 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72780636. Unique identifier: nc72780636. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.39 km (12 miles). The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:18:16 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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