A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Petrolia in CA on Monday. The temblor was reported at 05:32:36 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -125.0234985 West, latitude 40.364666 North, depth = 0.57 km. Event id: nc73497495. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73497495. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 05:32:36 / December 14, 2020 @ 5:32 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.57 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 63 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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