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Magnitude 3.0 earthquake strikes near Ferndale, Humboldt County, California, USA

Sat, 14 May 2022, 11:28
11:28 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.0 quake 14 May 3:19 am (GMT -8)
3.0 quake 14 May 3:19 am (GMT -8)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Ferndale, Humboldt County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded early morning on Saturday, May 14th, 2022, at 3:19 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 4 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake, which listed it as a magnitude 3.0 earthquake as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 3.0.
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, 35 miles away), Fortuna (pop. 12,000, 41 miles away), Rio Dell (pop. 3,400, 42 miles away), Hydesville (pop. 1,200, 43 miles away), Humboldt Hill (pop. 3,400, 44 miles away), and Pine Hills (pop. 3,100, 46 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: May 14, 2022 3:19 am (GMT -8) local time (14 May 2022 11:19 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 6.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.38°N / 124.89°W (North Pacific Ocean, California, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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