A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 250 km W of Ferndale, California (155 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.2212 West, latitude 40.5419 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:04:39 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/12/18 / 2018-12-19 20:04:39 / December 19, 2018 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000iv8r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73123190, us2000iv8r.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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: 250 km W of Ferndale, California.
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