A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Greenville in California on Monday. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:16:06 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -1.86 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc72578761. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72578761. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.0296631 West, latitude 40.1831665 North, depth = -1.86 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 03:16:06 / January 12, 2016 @ 3:16 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paradise, Magalia, Susanville. Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km NW of Greenville, California.
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