A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 228 km W of Ferndale, California (142 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:52:42 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72542575. Id of event: nc72542575. Global time and date of event 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 16:52:42 / October 23, 2015 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.68 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.68 km, -126.9433333° West, 40.8723333° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 228 km W of Ferndale, California.
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