A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km W of Ferndale, California (149 miles) on Thursday. Event id: nc72615320. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72615320. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/16 / 2016-03-31 13:29:01 / March 31, 2016 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:01 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 1.96 km, -127.1078333° West, 40.644° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.96 km (1 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 240 km W of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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