A light earthquake with magnitude 4.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The temblor was reported at 03:32:01 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73155640. Event ids that are associated: nc73155640. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.96 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 11:32:01 / March 24, 2019 @ 11:32 am. Exact location, longitude -125.1395035° West, latitude 40.3891678° North, depth = 0.96 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km W of Petrolia, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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