A minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.6496658 West, latitude 40.3088341 North, depth = 16.38 km. The 3.73-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:07:55 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.38 km (10 miles). Id of earthquake: nc73357735. Event ids that are associated: nc73357735. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 10:07:55 / March 23, 2020 @ 10:07 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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