A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km W of Ferndale, CA (45 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 4.15 km, -125.12883° West, 40.5623322° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 06:56:24 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:56 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.15 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: nc73390315. Event ids that are associated: nc73390315. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:56:24 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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