A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cottonwood in California on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.24 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 09:33:36 / November 21, 2016 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:33:36 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72728005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72728005. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.8864975 West, latitude 38.6153336 North, depth = 13.24 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Roseville (c. 118 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tara Hills, Cotati, Cameron Park.
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. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 8 km ESE of Cottonwood, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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