A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 254 km W of Ferndale, California (158 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 00:58:45 / August 18, 2020 @ 12:58 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:58:45 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bgc3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bgc3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -127.2294° West, latitude 40.9951° North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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