A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cottonwood in California on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 03:48:43 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72737750. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72737750. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/16 / 2016-12-14 11:48:43 / December 14, 2016 @ 11:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.8850021 West, latitude 38.6451683 North, depth = 15.02 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.02 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Roseville (c. 118 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Larkfield-Wikiup, North Auburn, Rodeo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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