A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 137 km W of Petrolia, CA (85 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 07:30:28 / October 17, 2020 @ 7:30 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73471781. Unique identifier: nc73471781. Exact location of event, longitude -125.8985 West, latitude 40.4028333 North, depth = 4.2 km. The temblor was detected at 07:30:28 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 137 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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