A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ferndale in California. Unique identifier: nc72786121. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72786121. Global time and date of event 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 22:46:23 / April 7, 2017 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:46:23 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -124.2271652 West, latitude 40.4939995 North, depth = 25.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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