(Somewhat unusual series of U.S. quakes today)...enhanced map showing locations of seven of them *PIC*

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(Somewhat unusual series of U.S. quakes today)...enhanced map showing locations of seven of them *PIC*
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Thursday, November 02, 2006 05:24 pm

Seven earthquakes magnitude 3.0 or higher in or offshore the contiguous United States today, within twelve hours, beginning with two off the Northern California coast at 4:24 and 4:36 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Is this unusual? Yes.
Incredibly unusual? No.

1. Magnitude 3.0 2006/11/02 09:24:04 UTC 40.310 -124.385
9 km ( 5 mi) W of Petrolia, CA

2. Magnitude 3.3 2006/11/02 09:36:14 UTC 40.308 -124.380
8 km ( 5 mi) WSW of Petrolia, CA

3. Magnitude 3.1 2006/11/02 11:12:26 UTC 34.465 -97.796
12 km ( 7 mi) W of Velma, OK

4. Magnitude 3.0 2006/11/02 12:43:14 UTC 31.930 -118.892
125 km ( 78 mi) SSW of San Clemente Is., CA (NW tip)

5. Magnitude 3.0 2006/11/02 13:50:44 UTC 46.199 -122.193
1 km ( 1 mi) W of Mount St. Helens Volcano, WA

6. Magnitude 3.2 2006/11/02 17:53:03 UTC 37.190 -81.900
12 km ( 7 mi) NNW of Raven, VA

7. Magnitude 3.0 2006/11/02 20:59:06 UTC 40.682 -122.348
2 km ( 1 mi) ENE of Shasta Lake, CA

-- from Latest Earthquakes M3.0+ in the USA - Past 7 days