A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Willits in CA on Thursday. Global time and date of event 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 08:48:31 / August 27, 2020 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.39 km (-0 miles). Exact location, longitude -123.2483368° West, latitude 39.3586655° North, depth = -0.39 km. Unique identifier: nc73450161. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73450161. The 3.48-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:48:31 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clearlake, Cloverdale, Fort Bragg (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 23 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).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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