A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 01:14:05 / September 18, 2018 @ 1:14 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73086796. Id of event: nc73086796. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.02 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.02 km, -125.0394974° West, 40.3995018° North. The temblor was reported at 17:14:05 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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