Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 18 mi south of Redding, Shasta County, California, USA, on 2020-03-24 18:58:37 -08:00 -

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 18 mi south of Redding, Shasta County, California, USA, on 2020-03-24 18:58:37 -08:00

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 65 km depth

25 Mar 19:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 hours.
Date & time: 25 Mar 2020 02:58:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-24 18:58:37 -08:00
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 65.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.3225°N / 122.42717°W (Shasta County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Butte (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Cottonwood (pop: 3,320) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Anderson (Shasta County) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of Red Bluff (Tehama County) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) S of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Shasta Lake City (Shasta County) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Lake Shasta (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Corning (Tehama County) (pop: 7,550) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Chico (pop: 90,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of Paradise (Butte County) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NNW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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5.565 km18km SW of Anderson, CA (USA)USGS

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Denver Colorado second floor (1492 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was washing hands and felt vibration. Wave like. (reported through our app)  
Morgan Hill (359.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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