A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 250 km W of Ferndale, CA (155 miles). The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:16:50 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72983651. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72983651. Exact location of event, longitude -127.2256667 West, latitude 40.6581667 North, depth = 19.62 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 13:16:50 / March 14, 2018 @ 1:16 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.62 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 250 km W of Ferndale, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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