A light earthquake with magnitude 4.507 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Fernando in California. The temblor was picked up at 11:29:29 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 11:29:29 / July 30, 2020 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ew1596108569. Ids that are associated to the event: ew1596108569. Exact location of event, longitude -118.4343 West, latitude 34.2982 North, depth = 9 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Home Gardens, Pedley, Fontana. Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 1 km NNE of San Fernando, California.
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