A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Willits in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:01:06 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:01 am. Event id: nc73472956. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73472956. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.62 km (4 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:01:06 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -123.2425003° West, latitude 39.3660011° North, depth = 6.62 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Fort Bragg (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clearlake, Cloverdale, Fort Bragg (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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