A light earthquake magnitude 4.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Blackhawk in CA. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 20:11:01 / July 16, 2019 @ 8:11 pm. Exact location of event, depth 12.23 km, -121.7659988° West, 37.8156662° North. The temblor was picked up at 12:11:01 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.23 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc73225421. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73225421.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Francisco (c. 805 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sacramento (c. 466 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stockton (c. 291 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Capitola, Live Oak, Ione.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km E of Blackhawk, CA.
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