A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 18:49:56 / September 6, 2019 @ 6:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -124.269165 West, latitude 40.3731651 North, depth = 24.35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.35 km (15 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73266390. Id of event: nc73266390. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:49:56 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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