A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -125.0263367° West, 40.3951683° North, depth -0.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.31 km (-0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 21:05:11 / February 24, 2019 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:05:11 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73145321. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73145321.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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