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Small magnitude 3.7 quake hits 56 miles southwest of Ferndale, California, United States in the morning

Thu, 5 Aug 2021, 15:31 15:31 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.7 quake 5 Aug 7:21 am (GMT -8)
3.7 quake 5 Aug 7:21 am (GMT -8)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.7 quake in the United States near Ferndale, Humboldt County, California, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Thursday 5 August 2021 at 7:21 am local time at a very shallow depth of 0.5 miles. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.7 as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Ferndale (pop. 1,400, 56 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 5 Aug 2021 7:21 am (GMT -8) local time (5 Aug 2021 15:21 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 0.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.4°N / 125.3°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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