A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 204 km W of Ferndale, California (127 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -126.656 West, latitude 40.376 North, depth = 12 km. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:40 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00p34ea4. Id of event: at00p34ea4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 16:39:40 / January 25, 2018 @ 4:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Ferndale in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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