A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Willows in CA on Sunday. Event id: nc73518845. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73518845. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.57 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -122.135498° West, 39.4056664° North, depth 24.57 km. Global time and date of event 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 09:20:24 / January 31, 2021 @ 9:20 am UTC/GMT. The 3.32-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:20:24 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yuba City (c. 64 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Linda (c. 17 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hidden Valley Lake, Plumas Lake, Magalia (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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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