Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Glenn County, 55 mi west of Chico, Butte County, California, USA, on Sunday, Jul 25, 2021 6:21 pm (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Glenn County, 55 mi west of Chico, Butte County, California, USA, on Sunday, Jul 25, 2021 6:21 pm (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 1 km depth

26 Jul 01:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Update Mon, 26 Jul 2021, 01:30
Small magnitude 3.4 quake hits 18 miles northwest of Elk Creek, California, United States early evening
3.4 quake 25 Jul 6:21 pm (GMT -7)
3.4 quake 25 Jul 6:21 pm (GMT -7)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.4 quake in the United States near Elk Creek, Glenn County, California, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Sunday 25 July 2021 at 6:21 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 0.8 miles. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.4 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Elk Creek (pop. 160) located 18 miles from the epicenter, and Covelo (pop. 1,300) 22 miles away. In Willits (pop. 4,900, 32 miles away), Orland (pop. 7,600, 36 miles away), Ukiah (pop. 15,900, 41 miles away), Red Bluff (pop. 14,100, 48 miles away), and Clearlake (pop. 15,200, 51 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 26, 2021 01:21:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Jul 25, 2021 6:21 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 1.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.67533°N / 122.86283°W (Glenn, California, United States)
Antipode: 39.675°S / 57.137°E
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Elk Creek (pop: 163) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Covelo (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NE of Willits (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Orland (Glenn County) (pop: 7,550) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNE of Ukiah (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Red Bluff (Tehama County) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) W of Chico (pop: 90,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Redding (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) NW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.41.3 km12km WNW of Alder Springs, CAUSGS
3.05 kmNORTHERN CALIFORNIAEMSC

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