A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.96 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: nc72996581. Event ids that are associated: nc72996581. Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 13:50:14 / April 7, 2018 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:50:14 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -124.9281693 West, latitude 40.4109993 North, depth = 0.96 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna. Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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