A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 256 km W of Ferndale, California (159 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 00:28:41 / January 30, 2016 @ 12:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.2722 West, latitude 40.8966 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20004vq3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004vq3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:28:41 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 256 km W of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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