A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.56 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Ferndale in California on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 19:50:36 / September 22, 2017 @ 7:50 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72897031. Unique identifier: nc72897031. Exact location of earthquake, -124.9404984° West, 40.4823341° North, depth 4.63 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.63 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:50:36 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata (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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km W of Ferndale, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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