A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.24 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:39:57 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73335171. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73335171. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 10:39:57 / February 3, 2020 @ 10:39 am. Exact location, longitude -124.6930008° West, latitude 40.4238319° North, depth = 24.24 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km WNW of Petrolia, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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