A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 71 km WSW of Ferndale, California (44 miles). Unique identifier: nc72921736. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72921736. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 15:58:57 / November 9, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -125.073° West, 40.394° North, depth 27.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.54 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:58:57 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 71 km WSW of Ferndale, California.
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