A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Northern California kilometers (0 miles) from Northern California on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: nc71105814. Event ids that are associated: nc71105814. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:20:11 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 14:20:11 / February 21, 2017 @ 2:20 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.462 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.751839 West, latitude 39.867935 North, depth = 4.462 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colusa, Live Oak, Gridley. Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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