A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 260 km W of Ferndale, California (162 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000auf8. Id of event: us2000auf8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 17:38:11 / September 25, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:38:11 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -127.3303 West, latitude 40.4414 North, depth = 11.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.43 km (7 miles).
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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 260 km W of Ferndale, California.
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