A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Ferndale in California. Exact location of earthquake, -124.5250015° West, 40.3033333° North, depth 20.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles). Event id: nc72924590. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72924590. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 04:54:47 / November 15, 2017 @ 4:54 am. The 3.47-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:47 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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