A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 252 km W of Ferndale, California (157 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ferndale in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009jgy. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qaim88, us70009jgy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 07:02:34 / May 18, 2020 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.2301 West, latitude 40.8281 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:02:34 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 252 km W of Ferndale, California.
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