A light earthquake magnitude 4.6291 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 160 km WSW of Shelter Cove, California (99 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 03:23:37 / August 9, 2020 @ 3:23 am. Unique identifier: ew1596943417. Ids that are associated to the event: ew1596943417. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -125.9086° West, 39.7198° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6291-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:23:37 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nineteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 160 km WSW of Shelter Cove, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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