Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 9.6 mi northeast of Corning, Tehama County, California, USA, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 3:04 pm (GMT -8) -
Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 4 km depth
30 Nov 23:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Update Mon, 30 Nov 2020, 23:09Magnitude 3.0 earthquake strikes near Corning, California
3.0 quake 5km E of Los Molinos, CA, USA, 30 Nov 3.04 pm (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 occurred only 5 minutes ago 10 miles northeast of Corning, California, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 2.4 miles beneath the epicenter near Corning early afternoon on Monday 30 November 2020 at 3.04 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Corning (pop. 7,500) located 10 miles from the epicenter, and Red Bluff (pop. 14,100) 15 miles away. In Orland (pop. 7,600, 20 miles away), Chico (pop. 90,300, 22 miles away), Paradise (pop. 26,500, 28 miles away), Anderson (pop. 10,200, 33 miles away), Willows (pop. 6,100, 35 miles away), and Redding (pop. 91,600, 44 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 30 Nov 2020 23:04:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter:
Monday, 30 Nov 2020 3:04 pm (GMT -8)
Depth: 3.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.01483°N / 122.03817°W
(Tehama County, California
, United States
Nearest volcano: Lassen
(70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:5 km (3 mi) E of Los Molinos
(pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!15 km (10 mi) NE of Corning (Tehama County)
(pop: 7,550) --> See nearby quakes!25 km (15 mi) SE of Red Bluff (Tehama County)
(pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!30 km (19 mi) N of Hamilton City
(pop: 1,760) --> See nearby quakes!33 km (20 mi) NNE of Orland (Glenn County)
(pop: 7,550) --> See nearby quakes!36 km (22 mi) NNW of Chico
(pop: 90,300) --> See nearby quakes!45 km (28 mi) WNW of Magalia (Butte County)
(pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!45 km (28 mi) NW of Paradise (Butte County)
(pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!69 km (43 mi) NW of Oroville
(pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!70 km (44 mi) SSE of Redding
(pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.4°C
(63 F), humidity: 25%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS
(United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109
joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.0||3.8 km||5km E of Los Molinos, CA, USA||USGS|
|2.3||3 km||SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA||EMSC|
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Red Bluff, CA (30 km NW of epicenter) [Map]
/ not felt (reported through our app)
Corning, CA / not felt : Didn’t feel a thing and only knew when my Brother-In-Law sent the email.
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