A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 258 km W of Ferndale, California (160 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 06:46:59 / May 5, 2019 @ 6:46 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ferndale in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -127.321° West, 40.649° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: at00pr0qub. Event ids that are associated: at00pr0qub. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:46:59 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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