A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Petrolia in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:10:46 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73508600. Event ids that are associated: nc73508600. Exact location of earthquake, -124.4141693° West, 40.336834° North, depth 17.18 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 13:10:46 / January 9, 2021 @ 1:10 pm.
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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