A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -124.50383 West, latitude 40.2958336 North, depth = 20.18 km. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:55:23 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 18:55:23 / August 13, 2018 @ 6:55 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.18 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73069350. Id of event: nc73069350.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km W of Petrolia, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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