A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.88 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 02:38:37 / April 27, 2019 @ 2:38 am. Exact location, longitude -124.6094971° West, latitude 40.3226662° North, depth = 19.88 km. Unique identifier: nc73172710. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73172710. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:37 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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