A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Hamilton City in CA. The temblor was reported at 01:50:13 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 09:50:13 / April 29, 2020 @ 9:50 am. Unique identifier: nc73378025. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73378025. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.79 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -121.9958344° West, 39.7758331° North, depth 14.79 km.
The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marysville, Yuba City, Tierra Buena (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 4 km NNE of Hamilton City, CA.
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