A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.35 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: nc73134576. Event ids that are associated: nc73134576. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/19 / 2019-01-21 00:17:13 / January 21, 2019 @ 12:17 am. Exact location of event, depth 18.35 km, -124.7676697° West, 40.366333° North. The temblor was reported at 16:17:13 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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