A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Chester in California. Event id: nc72618770. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72618770. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 08:27:59 / April 7, 2016 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:27:59 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.1698303° West, 40.2335014° North, depth -2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paradise, Magalia, Susanville (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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