A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 283 km W of Ferndale, California (176 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qaim88. Id of event: at00qaim88. Exact location of earthquake, -127.602° West, 40.801° North, depth 11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 07:02:32 / May 18, 2020 @ 7:02 am. The temblor was detected at 22:02:32 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 283 km W of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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