A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Portola in California. Exact location of earthquake, -120.6033325° West, 39.7751656° North, depth 9.53 km. Id of earthquake: nc72921121. Event ids that are associated: nc72921121, nn00611864. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.53 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 13:10:14 / November 8, 2017 @ 1:10 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:14 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sun Valley, Grass Valley, Reno. Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Grass Valley (c. 12 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 11 km WSW of Portola, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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