A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Rancho Tehama Reserve in California. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.25 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/16 / 2016-05-24 13:46:08 / May 24, 2016 @ 1:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:46:08 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72641466. Event ids that are associated: nc72641466. Exact location, longitude -122.685997° West, latitude 39.9823341° North, depth = 10.25 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chico, Redding, Willows. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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