A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 254 km W of Ferndale, California (158 miles). The 3.33-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:25:07 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72789561. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72789561. Exact location, longitude -127.2421667° West, latitude 40.2855° North, depth = 4.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.62 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 14:25:07 / April 16, 2017 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 254 km W of Ferndale, California.
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