A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Paradise in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72564731. Id of event: nc72564731. Exact location of event, depth 19.4 km, -121.6411667° West, 39.7986667° North. Global time and date of event 05/12/15 / 2015-12-05 13:14:18 / December 5, 2015 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:14:18 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.4 km (12 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was South Yuba City, Linda, Yuba City. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (11 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Linda (c. 17 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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