A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -125.2946701° West, 40.4016685° North, depth 2.24 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Petrolia in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73351710, at00q6woai. Unique identifier: nc73351710. Global time and date of event 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 02:59:06 / March 9, 2020 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.24 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:59:06 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Bayside, Arcata (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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