A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.26 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.4976654 West, latitude 40.3013344 North, depth = 19.26 km. Unique identifier: nc73147131. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73147131. The 3.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:55:56 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/03/19 / 2019-03-02 05:55:56 / March 2, 2019 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km W of Petrolia, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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