A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ferndale in California on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 04:57:17 / June 16, 2017 @ 4:57 am. Exact location, longitude -124.4798355° West, latitude 40.4584999° North, depth = 26.37 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.37 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:57:17 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72816726. Unique identifier: nc72816726.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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