A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Burney in California on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 17:10:08 / September 20, 2017 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.9846649 West, latitude 40.8911667 North, depth = 17.02 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:10:08 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.02 km (11 miles). Unique identifier: nc72895806. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72895806.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Red Bluff, Anderson, Redding. The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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