A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Thursday. Unique identifier: nc73299195. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73299195. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.96 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.2371674 West, latitude 40.3144989 North, depth = 28.96 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 12:46:55 / October 31, 2019 @ 12:46 pm. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:46:55 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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