A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Chualar in California on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.07 km (1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 21:39:20 / July 19, 2016 @ 9:39 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:39:20 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.07 km, -121.3455° West, 36.6966667° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006fzr, nc71103759. Unique identifier: nc71103759. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Clara, Hilmar-Irwin, Patterson (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 116 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km NE of Chualar, California.
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