A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Ferndale in CA. Id of earthquake: nc73531331. Event ids that are associated: nc73531331. The temblor was reported at 22:52:42 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.47 km, -124.5394974° West, 40.7275009° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 22:52:42 / March 4, 2021 @ 10:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.47 km (2 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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