A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 19:25:15 / November 2, 2020 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:25:15 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.53 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc73477306. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73477306, ew1604345115. Exact location of event, depth 6.53 km, -124.3834991° West, 40.2953339° North.
The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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