A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Shingletown in California. Unique identifier: nc72776521. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72776521. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.79 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -121.8483353° West, latitude 40.6113319° North, depth = 15.79 km. The temblor was detected at 08:09:57 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 16:09:57 / March 16, 2017 @ 4:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corning, Red Bluff, Redding.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km NNE of Shingletown, California.
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