A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from East Quincy in California on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -120.8391647° West, 39.8896675° North, depth 3.08 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72564096, nn00521270. Id of event: nc72564096. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/15 / 2015-12-04 05:37:20 / December 4, 2015 @ 5:37 am. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:37:20 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.08 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 Palermo, Cold Springs, Grass Valley. Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Grass Valley (c. 12 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km SE of East Quincy, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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