A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km W of Ferndale, CA (81 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.42 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:43:44 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73483236. Id of event: nc73483236. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 07:43:44 / November 17, 2020 @ 7:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -125.803 West, latitude 40.7506667 North, depth = 27.42 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 131 km W of Ferndale, CA.
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