A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 232 km W of Ferndale, California (144 miles). Id of earthquake: nc72897166. Event ids that are associated: nc72897166. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:43:26 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 03:43:26 / September 23, 2017 @ 3:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, -126.9926667° West, 40.3353333° North, depth 11.62 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.62 km (7 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 232 km W of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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