A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 281 km WNW of Ferndale, California (175 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 16:54:44 / October 17, 2017 @ 4:54 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.45 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us1000awm8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000awm8. The temblor was reported at 07:54:44 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -127.5145° West, 41.1741° North, depth 8.45 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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