Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada
== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
U.C. Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, Berkeley, California
Version #3: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
A micro earthquake occurred at 2:57:04 PM (PDT) on Monday, July 17, 2023.
The magnitude 2.3 event occurred 6 km (4 miles) S of Ferndale, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 24 km (15 miles).
|Magnitude||2.3 - duration magnitude (Md)|
|Time||Monday, July 17, 2023 at 2:57:04 PM (PDT)
Monday, July 17, 2023 at 21:57:04 (UTC)
Ferndale, CA - 6 km (4 miles) S (179 degrees)|
Fortuna, CA - 12 km (8 miles) SW (227 degrees)
Rio Dell, CA - 13 km (8 miles) W (281 degrees)
Hydesville, CA - 14 km (9 miles) W (259 degrees)
Humboldt Hill, CA - 23 km (15 miles) SSW (195 degrees)
|Coordinates||40 deg. 31.3 min. N (40.522N), 124 deg. 15.8 min. W (124.263W)|
|Depth||23.81 km (14.8 miles)|
|Location Quality Parameters||Nst=23, Nph=33, Dmin=6.0 km, Rmss=0.08 sec, Erho=0.39 km, Erzz=0.62 km, Gp=129 degrees|
|Additional Information|| Map
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