A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 273 km WSW of Crescent City, California (170 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000atay. Unique identifier: us1000atay. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:58:46 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.3947 West, latitude 41.2222 North, depth = 7.12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 14:58:46 / October 17, 2017 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.12 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 273 km WSW of Crescent City, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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