A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of event, depth 18.34 km, -124.5836639° West, 40.2910004° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/19 / 2019-07-19 17:41:17 / July 19, 2019 @ 5:41 pm. Unique identifier: nc73229031. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73229031. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.34 km (11 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:41:17 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 26 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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