A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ferndale in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.51 km (15 miles). The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:21:25 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72981791. Unique identifier: nc72981791. Global time and date of event 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 01:21:25 / March 10, 2018 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.3274994 West, latitude 40.5518341 North, depth = 23.51 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WSW of Ferndale, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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