A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 182 km W of Petrolia, CA (113 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.49 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 14:42:02 / March 20, 2020 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:42:02 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -126.4338333° West, 40.3583333° North, depth 3.49 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73356440. Unique identifier: nc73356440.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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