A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 238 km WNW of Ferndale, California (148 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.96 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -127.0296667° West, 41.0095° North, depth 4.96 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 03:42:52 / December 22, 2016 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc72742415. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72742415. The temblor was detected at 19:42:52 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 238 km WNW of Ferndale, California.
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