A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Willits in CA on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 12:53:30 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73473896. Unique identifier: nc73473896. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.05 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 12:53:30 / October 22, 2020 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -123.2503357 West, latitude 39.3670006 North, depth = 6.05 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clearlake, Cloverdale, Fort Bragg. The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cloverdale (c. 8 600 pop), 48 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 0, 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km ESE of Willits, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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