A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 18:52:31 / January 12, 2021 @ 6:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -124.8291702° West, 40.3171654° North, depth -0.14 km. Unique identifier: nc73510070. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73510070. The temblor was reported at 18:52:31 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.14 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eureka, Fortuna. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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