A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 230 km W of Ferndale, California (143 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.48 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:48:09 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -126.9733333° West, 40.8386667° North, depth 4.48 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72771311. Unique identifier: nc72771311. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 08:48:09 / March 7, 2017 @ 8:48 am.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 230 km W of Ferndale, California.
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