A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -124.3733368° West, 40.2818336° North, depth 19.8 km. The temblor was reported at 03:25:08 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.8 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 03:25:08 / January 12, 2021 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc73509880. Event ids that are associated: nc73509880.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from McKinleyville (c. 15 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 9 km WSW of Petrolia, CA.
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