A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 228 km W of Ferndale, California (142 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:59:08 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 22:59:08 / October 17, 2017 @ 10:59 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000atix. Event ids that are associated: nc72910476, us1000atix. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -126.9485° West, 40.4304° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 228 km W of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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