A light earthquake magnitude 4.2925 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Potter Valley in California. Exact location of earthquake, -123.2268° West, 39.3682° North, depth 8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1597798523. Id of event: ew1597798523. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 00:55:23 / August 19, 2020 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2925-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:55:23 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Willows, Healdsburg, Hidden Valley Lake (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Healdsburg (c. 11 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Willows (c. 6 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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