A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Burney in California. Exact location of earthquake, -121.5230026° West, 40.7176666° North, depth 5.08 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 14:23:34 / February 2, 2016 @ 2:23 pm. Unique identifier: nc72587461. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72587461. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:23:34 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.08 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Susanville, Redding, Anderson (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 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: 21 km SSE of Burney, California.
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