A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 204 km W of Ferndale, California (127 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.09 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:50:16 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000atbf. Ids that are associated to the event: at00owp5rs, us2000atbf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 19:50:16 / September 22, 2017 @ 7:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -126.6669° West, 40.442° North, depth 9.09 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ferndale in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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