A light earthquake magnitude 4.42 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Janesville in California. The temblor was detected at 21:58:19 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72670075. Unique identifier: nc72670075. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.72 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.1998367 West, latitude 40.1549988 North, depth = 4.72 km. Global time and date of event 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 04:58:19 / August 4, 2016 @ 4:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Truckee, Sparks, Reno. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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