A 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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