A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ferndale in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.11 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nc72785701. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72785701. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 21:15:24 / April 6, 2017 @ 9:15 pm. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:15:24 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.3980026 West, latitude 40.3190002 North, depth = 7.11 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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