A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Willits in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -123.2509995° West, 39.3598328° North, depth 6.67 km. The temblor was detected at 01:43:42 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73446381. Unique identifier: nc73446381. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.67 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 01:43:42 / August 19, 2020 @ 1:43 am.
The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clearlake, Cloverdale, Fort Bragg. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 11 km ESE of Willits, CA.
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