A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Exact location of event, depth 16.95 km, -124.5948334° West, 40.2886658° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.95 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:26:55 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73533571. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73533571. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 21:26:55 / March 10, 2021 @ 9:26 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayside, Eureka, Fortuna. The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayside (c. 17 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km W of Petrolia, CA.
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