A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5617 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Hopland in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.0592 West, latitude 39.027 North, depth = 8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 15:03:33 / December 6, 2020 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ew1607267013. Unique identifier: ew1607267013. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:03:33 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sonoma, Petaluma, Boyes Hot Springs. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 167 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Petaluma (c. 57 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Rohnert Park (c. 41 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Windsor (c. 26 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ukiah (c. 16 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Clearlake (c. 15 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Healdsburg (c. 11 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km NE of Hopland, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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