A light earthquake with magnitude 4.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Petrolia in CA. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.57 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:39:10 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -124.841835° West, latitude 40.3455009° North, depth = 5.57 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 22:39:10 / June 23, 2019 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73201431. Unique identifier: nc73201431.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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