A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Janesville in California on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth -2.02 km, -120.2089996° West, 40.1489983° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -2.02 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 04:55:34 / August 4, 2016 @ 4:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:55:34 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72670060. Id of event: nc72670060. 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 Truckee, Sparks, Reno (min 5000 pop). Event 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), 91 km (57 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cold Springs (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 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 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: 31 km ESE of Janesville, California.
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