A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 274 km WNW of Ferndale, California (170 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us1000atbp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000atbp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 15:12:35 / October 17, 2017 @ 3:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.4521 West, latitude 41.0676 North, depth = 8.64 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:12:35 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.64 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 274 km WNW of Ferndale, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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