A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cottonwood in California on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.92 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 3.92 km, -122.2191696° West, 40.3670006° North. The temblor was detected at 13:09:32 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72876580. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72876580. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 21:09:32 / August 24, 2017 @ 9:09 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chico, Orland, Corning.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 5 km ESE of Cottonwood, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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