A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 253 km WNW of Ferndale, California (157 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000atkm. Id of event: us1000atkm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -127.1671° West, 41.1819° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 01:30:10 / October 18, 2017 @ 1:30 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:30:10 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 253 km WNW of Ferndale, California.
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