A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Ferndale in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 19:36:08 / September 25, 2017 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:36:08 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.7963333 West, latitude 40.3336678 North, depth = 4.59 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.59 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nc72898876. Event ids that are associated: nc72898876.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km WSW of Ferndale, California.
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