A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 250 km W of Ferndale, California (155 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.41 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73390311, us70009nnx. Unique identifier: us70009nnx. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:49:31 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -127.2074 West, latitude 40.8441 North, depth = 12.41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 15:49:31 / May 19, 2020 @ 3:49 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 250 km W of Ferndale, California.
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