A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 125 km W of Petrolia, CA (78 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73149496. Unique identifier: nc73149496. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:21:55 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -125.7563333 West, latitude 40.4486667 North, depth = 8.74 km. Global time and date of event 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 16:21:55 / March 8, 2019 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.74 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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