A light earthquake with magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Willits in CA on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 00:55:23 / August 19, 2020 @ 12:55 am. Exact location of event, longitude -123.2450027 West, latitude 39.3600006 North, depth = 7.49 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ew1597798523, nc73446356, at00qfad8a. Unique identifier: nc73446356. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.49 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Willits in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:55:23 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Healdsburg (c. 11 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hidden Valley Lake (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Healdsburg, Hidden Valley Lake, Clearlake (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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