A minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of event, depth 16.54 km, -124.7183304° West, 40.4373322° North. Event id: nc73481926. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73481926. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.54 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:50:13 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 05:50:13 / November 14, 2020 @ 5:50 am.
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 39 km WNW of Petrolia, CA.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.