A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -124.379837° West, 40.2976685° North, depth 8.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73336291. Unique identifier: nc73336291. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.12 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 11:05:29 / February 6, 2020 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:05:29 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km WSW of Petrolia, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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