A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 283 km W of Ferndale, California (176 miles). Id of earthquake: at00qailxa. Event ids that are associated: at00qailxa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 06:55:58 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.606 West, latitude 40.775 North, depth = 11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ferndale in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:55:58 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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