A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 231 km W of Ferndale, California (144 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -126.9836667 West, latitude 40.3995 North, depth = 16.96 km. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:16 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.96 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72897086. Unique identifier: nc72897086. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 21:53:16 / September 22, 2017 @ 9:53 pm UTC/GMT.
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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