A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Ferndale in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -124.7266693 West, latitude 40.4931679 North, depth = 15.13 km. The temblor was reported at 22:14:34 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73362735. Id of event: nc73362735. Global time and date of event 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 06:14:34 / April 2, 2020 @ 6:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.13 km (9 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km WSW of Ferndale, CA.
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