A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Ferndale in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 22:38:02 / July 22, 2017 @ 10:38 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:38:02 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -124.9678345 West, latitude 40.4150009 North, depth = 0.78 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.78 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72845501. Id of event: nc72845501.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km WSW of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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