A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Upper Lake in California on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 12:03:00 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 20:03:00 / November 22, 2016 @ 8:03 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7856674 West, latitude 39.3181648 North, depth = 10.86 km. Event id: nc72728470. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72728470. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.86 km (7 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orland, Colusa, Cloverdale. The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Orland (c. 7 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Willows (c. 6 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NNE of Upper Lake, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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