A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Ferndale in California on Friday. Event id: nc72851681. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72851681. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -125.001 West, latitude 40.3508333 North, depth = 24.75 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:31:23 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.75 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 14:31:23 / July 28, 2017 @ 2:31 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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