A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Viola in CA on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 1.8 km, -121.6633301° West, 40.6091652° North. Event id: nc73512235. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73512235. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 01:51:43 / January 17, 2021 @ 1:51 am. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:51:43 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Redding (c. 89 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Red Bluff (c. 14 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Shasta Lake (c. 10 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Anderson (c. 9 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Red Bluff, Redding, Shasta Lake (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km N of Viola, CA.
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