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6.5M Seismic Event Near Coast of N. California

2016/12/08

The earthquake occurred Offshore of the State of California, USA (population 30,971,320), on 2016-12-08 at 14:49:46 UTC. The distance to the nearest coast is 160km. Depth 12.1km (7.5mi). If vulnerable infrastructure is nearby it may be affected.

Peak ground acceleration, off Coast of N. California

Peak ground acceleration, off Coast of N. California. Event Map: M 6.5 – 160km W of Ferndale, California on 2016-12-08 at 14:49:46 UTC .  Depth: 12.1km (7.5mi). This is a product of the GEOFON Extended Virtual Network (GEVN) and credit belongs to all involved institutions.

6.5 magnitude earthquake near Ferndale, California, United States

IRIS Mwb 6.5 Off Coast Of Northern California

North-America –  USA | State of California, Near Coast of N. California
Location: 160km W of Ferndale, California
Magnitude: 6.5
Time:  2016-12-08 at 14:49:46 UTC
Epicenter: 40°28’30.0″N 126°09’10.8″W
Depth: 12.1km (7.5mi) Shallow depth
Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 64 km (MMI VI)
No people within 100km

Additional information about this event

USGS Interactive Map

Aftershocks

Recent Earthquakes Near Ferndale, California, United States

IRIS Interactive Earthquake Browser

Tsunami Information Statement

WEHW42 PHEB 081456 TIBHWX

More Information:

USGS/NEIC Denver, USA
GeoForschungsZentrum (GEOFON) Potsdam, Germany
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center  Hawaii, USA
Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC)
Berkeley Digital Seismic Network, UC Berkeley (BK)
Northern California Seismic Network, USGS (NC)
USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Natural Resources Canada – Earthquakes
USGS/NEIC Denver, USA
Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
Earthquake Track

Related:

Recent Earthquakes Near Coast Of Northern California
Cape Mendocino’s Seismic Energy
Mendocino Triple Junction Offshore Northern California

 

 

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