A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km WNW of Bayview, California (94 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.44 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 00:38:16 / February 20, 2016 @ 12:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude -125.9448333 West, latitude 41.0601667 North, depth = 13.44 km. The temblor was reported at 16:38:16 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72594475. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72594475.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 151 km WNW of Bayview, California.
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