A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 253 km W of Ferndale, California (157 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:06:40 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -127.2332° West, 40.9241° North, depth 15.32 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 14:06:40 / January 29, 2016 @ 2:06 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.32 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20004via. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72586081, us20004via.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 253 km W of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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