A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.67 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.05 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc73440256. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73440256, us6000bbaq. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 03:23:55 / August 9, 2020 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -124.6299973 West, latitude 40.3079987 North, depth = 17.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:23:55 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 29 km W of Petrolia, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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