Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Shasta County, 12 mi northeast of Mineral, Tehama County, California, USA, on Sunday, 7 July 1946 at 06:55 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5°N / 121.5°W (Shasta, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lassen (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Mineral (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Chester (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Burney (pop: 3,150) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ENE of Red Bluff (Tehama County) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Susanville (Lassen County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) E of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) N of Paradise (Butte County) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNE of Chico (pop: 90,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NW of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (133 mi) N of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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