A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 147 km W of Ferndale, California (91 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 07:30:26 / October 17, 2020 @ 7:30 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8xv. Unique identifier: us6000c8xv. Exact location, longitude -126.0001° West, latitude 40.4545° North, depth = 10 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:30:26 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter).
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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 147 km W of Ferndale, California.
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