A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Taylorsville in CA on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.37 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -120.8071671° West, latitude 40.0569992° North, depth = 1.37 km. The temblor was detected at 03:25:26 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 03:25:26 / December 6, 2018 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nc73119456. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73119456.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paradise, Magalia, Susanville (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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