A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ferndale in CA. Unique identifier: nc73016700. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73016700. The temblor was detected at 03:30:55 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -124.3065033 West, latitude 40.4893341 North, depth = 18.41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.41 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 11:30:55 / May 16, 2018 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSW of Ferndale, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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