A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Ferndale in CA on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 02:50:57 / July 22, 2020 @ 2:50 am. The temblor was detected at 02:50:57 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73429271. Unique identifier: nc73429271. Exact location of event, depth 0.86 km, -124.9163361° West, 40.6915016° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.86 km (1 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata. The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 56 km WNW of Ferndale, CA.
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