A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hamilton City in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 11:00:51 / November 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:00:51 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.9963303° West, latitude 39.7856674° North, depth = 0.1 km. Id of earthquake: nc73305406. Event ids that are associated: nc73305406.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tierra Buena, Williams, Live Oak.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 NNE of Hamilton City, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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