A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 20:54:45 / February 24, 2019 @ 8:54 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:54:45 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.26 km (-0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73145311. Unique identifier: nc73145311. Exact location of event, depth -0.26 km, -124.9106674° West, 40.4501648° North.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eureka, Fortuna (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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