A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cottonwood in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.82 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: nc72739095. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72739095. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:49:08 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.8830032 West, latitude 38.6225014 North, depth = 11.82 km. Global time and date of event 15/12/16 / 2016-12-15 23:49:08 / December 15, 2016 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Concord (c. 122 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Roseville (c. 118 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Petaluma, Brentwood, Rohnert Park.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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