A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Friday. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:04:35 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 18:04:35 / December 6, 2019 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -124.6443329 West, latitude 40.4129982 North, depth = 19.79 km. Event id: nc73312236. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73312236. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.79 km (12 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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