A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Redwood Valley in California on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72700656. Id of event: nc72700656. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -123.2278333° West, latitude 39.3498333° North, depth = 8.5 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:20:29 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 06:20:29 / September 22, 2016 @ 6:20 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clearlake, Cloverdale, Fort Bragg (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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