A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:06:24 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/19 / 2019-02-04 04:06:24 / February 4, 2019 @ 4:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.03 km (2 miles). Event id: nc73139411. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73139411. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.3925018 West, latitude 40.3310013 North, depth = 3.03 km.
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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