A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ferndale in California. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:30:02 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.82 km (11 miles). Unique identifier: nc72923450. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72923450. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 20:30:02 / November 13, 2017 @ 8:30 pm. Exact location, longitude -124.3164978° West, latitude 40.4958344° North, depth = 17.82 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (23 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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