A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9785 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Willits in California. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.2268 West, latitude 39.3862 North, depth = 8 km. The 3.9785-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:59:33 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 01:59:33 / August 19, 2020 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ew1597802373. Event ids that are associated: ew1597802373.
Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 67 km (42 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), 86 km (54 miles) from Hidden Valley Lake (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Willows, Hidden Valley Lake, Clearlake (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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