A minor earthquake magnitude 3.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.67 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.67 km, -125.0036697° West, 40.3481674° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 14:06:48 / April 12, 2019 @ 2:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:06:48 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73164650. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73164650.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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