A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 07:58:31 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73390316. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73390316. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 15:58:31 / May 19, 2020 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.13 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -124.5551682° West, latitude 40.4560013° North, depth = 23.13 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km WNW of Petrolia, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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