A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.52 km (-0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -125.0224991° West, 40.4016685° North, depth -0.52 km. Unique identifier: nc73274320. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73274320. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 22:15:29 / September 15, 2019 @ 10:15 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:15:29 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna.
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 63 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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