A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 251 km W of Ferndale, California (156 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 14:06:40 / January 29, 2016 @ 2:06 pm. Event id: nc72586081. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72586081. Exact location of event, longitude -127.2335 West, latitude 40.755 North, depth = 9.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.62 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:06:40 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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