A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 75 km W of Ferndale, California (47 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.43 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 05:02:48 / September 21, 2016 @ 5:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -125.157 West, latitude 40.606 North, depth = 10.43 km. Event id: nc72699991. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72699991. The temblor was detected at 21:02:48 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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