A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.25 km (7 miles). Event id: nc73422076. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73422076. Exact location of event, longitude -124.1651688 West, latitude 40.222332 North, depth = 11.25 km. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:20:09 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 17:20:09 / July 5, 2020 @ 5:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SE of Petrolia, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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