A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Covelo in California on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 16:49:33 / August 12, 2017 @ 4:49 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72867601. Id of event: nc72867601. The temblor was picked up at 08:49:33 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -123.0778351° West, 40.105835° North, depth 46.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.06 km (29 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Corning (c. 7 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corning, Redding, Anderson (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km NNE of Covelo, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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