A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 08:25:08 / November 6, 2020 @ 8:25 am. Exact location, longitude -124.5548325° West, latitude 40.2869987° North, depth = 19.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.37 km (12 miles). The 3.18-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:25:08 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73478556. Id of event: nc73478556.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka. Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 23 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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