A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:43:22 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73139366. Event ids that are associated: nc73139366, at00pmdj89. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 23:43:22 / February 3, 2019 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.44 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -124.4735031° West, latitude 40.3168335° North, depth = 7.44 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Petrolia in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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