A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 06:06:16 / November 23, 2020 @ 6:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.19 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73486041. Unique identifier: nc73486041. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.8160019 West, latitude 40.3344994 North, depth = 8.19 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:06:16 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km W of Petrolia, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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