Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag was detected near Petrolia in CA

Earthquake location 40.3344994S, -124.8160019WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Petrolia in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 06:06:16 / November 23, 2020 @ 6:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.19 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73486041. Unique identifier: nc73486041. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.8160019 West, latitude 40.3344994 North, depth = 8.19 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:06:16 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Eureka (c. 27 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fortuna (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eureka, Fortuna.

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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

How would you describe the shaking?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km W of Petrolia, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.8160019° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3344994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km W of Petrolia, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-23 06:06:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-23 06:08:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 124 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3916 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 245 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73486041 Id of event.
Event Code 73486041 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73486041, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply