A light earthquake magnitude 4.33 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Saturday. Event id: nc73139111. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pmaov7, nc73139111, us2000jcck. Exact location of event, longitude -124.4244995 West, latitude 40.3204994 North, depth = 7.27 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 10:52:23 / February 2, 2019 @ 10:52 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.27 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Petrolia in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:52:23 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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