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Minor earthquake, 3.28 mag was detected near Ferndale in California



Earthquake location 40.4426651S, -124.4714966WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ferndale in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72816736. Id of event: nc72816736. Exact location, longitude -124.4714966° West, latitude 40.4426651° North, depth = 25.11 km. The temblor was detected at 21:00:22 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.11 km (16 miles). Global time and date of event 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 05:00:22 / June 16, 2017 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km SW of Ferndale, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.28 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.4714966° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4426651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SW of Ferndale, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-16 05:00:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-16 05:11:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 167 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1074 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 242 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72816736 Id of event.
Event Code 72816736 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72816736, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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