A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.53 km (11 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:10:03 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73287665. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73287665, us70005rg3. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 00:10:03 / October 7, 2019 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.6096649 West, latitude 40.3036652 North, depth = 17.53 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 28 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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