A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km W of Petrolia, CA (48 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -125.1949997 West, latitude 40.4008331 North, depth = 0.04 km. Unique identifier: nc73322156. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73322156. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 12:09:25 / January 1, 2020 @ 12:09 pm. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:09:25 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.04 km (0 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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