A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km W of Ferndale, CA (50 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.56 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13.56 km, -125.220665° West, 40.5974998° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73352335. Id of event: nc73352335. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:22:02 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 07:22:02 / March 10, 2020 @ 7:22 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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