A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 86 km WSW of Ferndale, California (53 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:29 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 16:39:29 / May 24, 2017 @ 4:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.14 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 24.14 km, -125.262° West, 40.4116667° North. Unique identifier: nc72806046. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72806046.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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