A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Event id: nc73449251. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73449251. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.85 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 05:58:37 / August 25, 2020 @ 5:58 am. The temblor was reported at 05:58:37 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -125.0155029 West, latitude 40.4264984 North, depth = 0.85 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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