A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Ferndale in California on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 06:59:34 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:59 am. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:59:34 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -124.9260025° West, 40.3763351° North, depth -0.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.3 km (-0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72798951. Unique identifier: nc72798951.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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