A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 15:41:23 / March 14, 2018 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:41:23 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72983731. Id of event: nc72983731. Exact location of event, longitude -124.4138336 West, latitude 40.3921661 North, depth = 30.37 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.37 km (19 miles).
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NW of Petrolia, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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