A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hamilton City in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.72 km (-0 miles). Exact location, longitude -122.0078354° West, latitude 39.7896652° North, depth = -0.72 km. Global time and date of event 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 19:37:01 / November 19, 2019 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nc73306346. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73306346. The temblor was reported at 11:37:01 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marysville, Yuba City, Anderson (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 seven 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km N of Hamilton City, CA.
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