A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Cottonwood in California. Exact location of earthquake, -122.1116638° West, 40.3190002° North, depth 14.43 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.43 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/15 / 2015-12-26 06:30:07 / December 26, 2015 @ 6:30 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc72572381. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72572381. The temblor was picked up at 22:30:07 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Nearby 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 Paradise, Magalia, Chico.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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