A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 223 km W of Ferndale, California (139 miles). Event id: nc72739955. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72739955. Exact location, longitude -126.8983333° West, latitude 40.5133333° North, depth = 9.62 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.62 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 17/12/16 / 2016-12-17 07:42:10 / December 17, 2016 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:42:10 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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