A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.2091675 West, latitude 40.3470001 North, depth = 28.51 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 07:01:57 / October 18, 2020 @ 7:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.51 km (18 miles). Id of earthquake: nc73472226. Event ids that are associated: nc73472226. The temblor was reported at 07:01:57 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 7 km ENE of Petrolia, CA.
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