A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 249 km W of Ferndale, California (155 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 16:14:57 / September 22, 2017 @ 4:14 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc72896886. Event ids that are associated: nc72896886. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.2118333 West, latitude 40.5813333 North, depth = 16.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.62 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:14:57 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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