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Largest earthquakes in or near Ferndale, California, USA, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 07:10 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 33 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 114 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Ferndale has had 5 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 33 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 114 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.4 | 29 mi S of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.3 | 75 mi W of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (152 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jan 1, 2023 10:35 am (GMT -8) (Jan 1, 2023 18:35 GMT)
5.4

31 km
186 km (116 mi)29 mi south of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 90 reportsMore
Dec 20, 2022 2:34 am (GMT -8) (Dec 20, 2022 10:34 GMT)
6.4

18 km
211 km (131 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 23 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Jan 5, 2022 6:41 pm (GMT -8) (Jan 6, 2022 02:41 GMT)
5.3

8 km
151 km (94 mi)North Pacific Ocean, California, USA 15 reportsMore
Dec 20, 2021 12:10 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 20, 2021 20:10 GMT)
6.2

15 km
225 km (140 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 45 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 583 reportsMore
17 Jul 11:46 pm (GMT -7) (Jul 18, 2021 06:46 GMT)
5.1

31 km
211 km (131 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 36 mi south of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 99 reportsMore
2020-03-24 18:58:37 -08:00 (Mar 25, 2020 02:58 GMT)
5.5

65 km
39 km (24 mi)18 mi south of Redding, Shasta County, California, USA 2 reportsMore
2020-03-18 14:08:20 -08:00 (Mar 18, 2020 22:08 GMT)
5.2

29 km
207 km (129 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 23 mi southwest of Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA 63 reportsMore
2020-03-08 18:59:08 -08:00 (Mar 9, 2020 02:59 GMT)
5.8

3.2 km
197 km (122 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 56 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 76 reportsMore
2019-10-28 03:01:04 -08:00 (Oct 28, 2019 11:01 GMT)
5.2

10 km
126 km (78 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 81 mi west of Brookings, Curry County, Oregon, USA 12 reportsMore
2019-06-22 19:53:02 -08:00 (Jun 23, 2019 03:53 GMT)
5.6

9.4 km
196 km (122 mi)18 mi southwest of Scotia, Humboldt County, California, USA 72 reportsMore
2017-09-22 11:50:36 -08:00 (Sep 22, 2017 19:50 GMT)
5.6

4.6 km
223 km (139 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 46 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 15 reportsMore
Jul 29, 2017 00:02 GMT
5.0

30 km
194 km (121 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 55 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 4 reportsMore
2016-12-08 06:49:46 -08:00 (Dec 8, 2016 14:49 GMT)
6.5

12 km
128 km (80 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 107 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 26 reportsMore
2016-09-24 21:01:50 -08:00 (Sep 25, 2016 05:01 GMT)
5.0

10 km
108 km (67 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 169 mi west of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA 5 reportsMore
Sep 3, 2016 03:27 GMT
5.6

10 km
168 km (104 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 78 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 5 reportsMore
Aug 10, 2016 02:57 GMT
5.1

18 km
38 km (24 mi)Split Rock, 13 mi north of Nice, Lake County, California, USA 26 reportsMore
Friday, May 29, 2015 00:05:34 (May 29, 2015 07:05 GMT)
5.1

5 km
79 km (49 mi)25 mi northwest of Redding, Shasta County, California, USA 1 reportMore
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 13:08:53 (Jan 28, 2015 21:08 GMT)
5.7

17 km
218 km (135 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 31 mi southwest of Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA 9 reportsMore
Thursday, January 01, 2015 04:16:14 (Jan 1, 2015 12:16 GMT)
5.1

24 km
171 km (106 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 88 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
Sunday, March 09, 2014 21:18:13 (Mar 10, 2014 05:18 GMT)
6.8

17 km
200 km (124 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 51 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA 102 reportsMore
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 22:04 (Jul 21, 2012 06:04 GMT)
5.2

0.6 km
266 km (165 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 62 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.2 x 1016 joules (8812 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.6 x 106 tons of TNT or 473.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Marconi Conference Center, Marshall, CA, USA (MCCM/BK network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Marconi Conference Center, Marshall, CA, USA: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Ferndale Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Ferndale?

The last earthquake in Ferndale occurred 5 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 29 mi south of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Sunday, Jan 1, 2023 at 10:35 am (GMT -8).

How many quakes were there in Ferndale since 1900?

Since 1900, Ferndale, California, USA had 152 quakes up to magnitude 7.3.

What was the strongest quake in Ferndale since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Ferndale since 1900 occurred 101 years ago: Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - 75 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Tuesday, Jan 31, 1922 at 1:17 pm (GMT +0).

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