A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 236 km W of Ferndale, California (147 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 14:06:27 / April 12, 2019 @ 2:06 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -127.039° West, latitude 40.357° North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:06:27 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: at00ppupur. Event ids that are associated: at00ppupur. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ferndale in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 236 km W of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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