A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km W of Ferndale, California (104 miles) on Saturday. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:54:19 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 05:54:19 / February 19, 2017 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -126.2176667 West, latitude 40.375 North, depth = -0.07 km. Id of earthquake: nc72765486. Event ids that are associated: nc72765486. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.07 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 twenty-seven 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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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: 167 km W of Ferndale, California.
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