A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 264 km W of Ferndale, California (164 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -127.3758 West, latitude 40.3875 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 08:41:12 / May 21, 2016 @ 8:41 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:41:12 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10005j45. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005j45.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 264 km W of Ferndale, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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