A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) strikes 251 km W of Ferndale, California (156 miles) on Friday. Event id: nc72585991. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72585991. Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 09:35:12 / January 29, 2016 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:35:12 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.62 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 19.62 km, -127.2155° West, 40.902° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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