A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Hamilton City in California on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -121.9865036° West, 39.5940018° North, depth 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: nc72546355. Event ids that are associated: nc72546355. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/15 / 2015-10-31 06:10:46 / October 31, 2015 @ 6:10 am. The temblor was detected at 23:10:46 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Linda (c. 17 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from South Yuba City (c. 15 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Plumas Lake, Red Bluff, Olivehurst (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 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: 16 km S of Hamilton City, California.
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