A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 234 km W of Ferndale, California (145 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 16:25:14 / January 27, 2021 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -127.0326 West, latitude 40.5053 North, depth = 2.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.2 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73517210, us7000d3rk. Id of event: us7000d3rk. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:25:14 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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