A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Global time and date of event 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 13:28:29 / January 14, 2020 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.77 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -124.5258331° West, latitude 40.2976685° North, depth = 19.77 km. The temblor was reported at 05:28:29 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73327436. Id of event: nc73327436.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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-nine 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km W of Petrolia, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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