A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Chester in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.75 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 03:29:42 / April 24, 2016 @ 3:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, -121.520668° West, 40.1674995° North, depth 2.75 km. Id of earthquake: nc72626740. Event ids that are associated: nc72626740. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:29:42 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was South Oroville, Orland, Thermalito. Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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