A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km W of Petrolia, CA (75 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.4 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:20:36 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 19:20:36 / March 19, 2018 @ 7:20 pm. Unique identifier: nc72987281. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72987281. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -125.7011667 West, latitude 40.4021667 North, depth = 42.4 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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