A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cottonwood in California on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.32 km (10 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:54:01 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.8883333 West, latitude 38.637 North, depth = 15.32 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 01:54:01 / November 21, 2016 @ 1:54 am. Id of earthquake: nc72727885. Event ids that are associated: nc72727885.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was North Auburn, Roseland, Larkfield-Wikiup (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Roseville (c. 118 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ESE of Cottonwood, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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