A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 251 km W of Ferndale, California (156 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.1635 West, latitude 40.1378333 North, depth = 15.62 km. Id of earthquake: nc72900571. Event ids that are associated: nc72900571. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:53:34 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 14:53:34 / September 28, 2017 @ 2:53 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.62 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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