A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Ferndale in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 13:52:38 / September 22, 2020 @ 1:52 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.23 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.23 km, -125.0246658° West, 40.7216682° North. Event id: nc73461426. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73461426. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:52:38 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna, Eureka. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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