A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Unique identifier: nc73303141. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73303141. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.21 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -125.0619965 West, latitude 40.3603325 North, depth = 2.21 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 18:05:21 / November 13, 2019 @ 6:05 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:05:21 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 66 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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