A minor earthquake magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Willows in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 14:44:40 / December 27, 2020 @ 2:44 pm. Id of earthquake: nc73503450. Event ids that are associated: nc73503450. Exact location of earthquake, -122.0156631° West, 39.4915009° North, depth 24.61 km. The temblor was reported at 14:44:40 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.61 km (15 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Linda (c. 17 800 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Grass Valley, Clearlake, Red Bluff (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 16 km ESE of Willows, CA.
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