A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 230 km W of Ferndale, California (143 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:35:42 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72886715. Event ids that are associated: nc72886715. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.62 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -126.9826667 West, latitude 40.5231667 North, depth = 9.62 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 00:35:42 / September 7, 2017 @ 12:35 am.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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