A light earthquake magnitude 4.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 92 km W of Petrolia, CA (57 miles). Exact location, longitude -125.3713303° West, latitude 40.3984985° North, depth = 2.23 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 06:32:57 / March 9, 2020 @ 6:32 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Petrolia in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q6wy6u, nc73351825. Id of event: nc73351825. The 4.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:32:57 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.23 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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