A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Palo Cedro in California. Global time and date of event 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 21:40:05 / February 18, 2017 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -122.1093333 West, latitude 40.4845 North, depth = 15.22 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:05 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72765406. Unique identifier: nc72765406. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.22 km (9 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corning, Red Bluff, Shasta Lake (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop).
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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km SE of Palo Cedro, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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