A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Event id: nc73146476. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73146476. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.85 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:45:15 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/19 / 2019-02-28 11:45:15 / February 28, 2019 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 0.85 km, -124.8391647° West, 40.4351654° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km WNW of Petrolia, CA.
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