A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -124.7868347 West, latitude 40.3891678 North, depth = 20.35 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:15:15 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.35 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/19 / 2019-07-31 18:15:15 / July 31, 2019 @ 6:15 pm. Event id: nc73239501. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73239501.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eureka, Fortuna. Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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