A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 236 km W of Ferndale, California (147 miles). The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:51:23 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.0155 West, latitude 40.2638333 North, depth = 11.96 km. Global time and date of event 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 21:51:23 / September 26, 2017 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.96 km (7 miles). Event id: nc72899441. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72899441.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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