A light earthquake with magnitude 4.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 19:14:27 / February 22, 2020 @ 7:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.6856689 West, latitude 40.3131676 North, depth = 5.79 km. Id of earthquake: nc73344735. Event ids that are associated: nc73344735. The temblor was detected at 11:14:27 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.79 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 34 km W of Petrolia, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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