A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:32:41 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -124.232666 West, latitude 40.4193344 North, depth = 26.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.54 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 06:32:41 / September 15, 2019 @ 6:32 am. Id of earthquake: nc73273870. Event ids that are associated: nc73273870.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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