A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of event, depth 8.75 km, -124.3398361° West, 40.2913322° North. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:30:13 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73216121. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73216121. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.75 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/19 / 2019-07-09 11:30:13 / July 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 66 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).
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 six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km SW of Petrolia, CA.
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