A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cottonwood in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.908165 West, latitude 38.6386681 North, depth = 15.88 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:16 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 23:44:16 / November 14, 2016 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.88 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc72725285. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72725285.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rohnert Park, Hercules, Roseland. Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Roseville (c. 118 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km ESE of Cottonwood, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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