A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location, longitude -124.2963333° West, latitude 40.2828331° North, depth = 9.25 km. Global time and date of event 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 03:27:31 / June 23, 2019 @ 3:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:27:31 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73201166. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73201166. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.25 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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