A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ferndale in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.52 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -124.5938339° West, latitude 40.6193352° North, depth = 17.52 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73336781. Id of event: nc73336781. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:45:52 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 10:45:52 / February 7, 2020 @ 10:45 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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