A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 253 km W of Ferndale, California (157 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13.58 km, -127.2508° West, 40.7072° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:14:55 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000atfk. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72896886, us2000atfk. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.58 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 16:14:55 / September 22, 2017 @ 4:14 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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