A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 06:04:05 / February 20, 2020 @ 6:04 am. Id of earthquake: nc73343650. Event ids that are associated: nc73343650. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.23 km (-0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -125.0263367 West, latitude 40.4611664 North, depth = -0.23 km. The temblor was reported at 22:04:05 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna. The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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