A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cottonwood in California on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.91 km (1 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:52:54 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.8966675 West, latitude 38.6855011 North, depth = 0.91 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 20:52:54 / June 17, 2017 @ 8:52 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72817606. Unique identifier: nc72817606.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Elk Grove (c. 153 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Roseville (c. 118 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vallejo (c. 115 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Martinez, Larkfield-Wikiup, Santa Rosa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ENE of Cottonwood, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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