A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 17:08:32 / March 4, 2021 @ 5:08 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:08:32 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.27 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73531231. Id of event: nc73531231. Exact location of earthquake, -124.5273361° West, 40.2929993° North, depth 20.27 km.
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arcata (c. 17 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arcata, Bayside, Eureka (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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