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4.4-earthquake reported near California-Nevada border

4.4-magnitude earthquake reported near California-Nevada border
Posted at 1:57 PM, Aug 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-08 20:13:32-04

COLEVILLE, Calif. (KERO) — A 4.4-magnitude earthquake was reported in the California-Nevada border region near Coleville, Calif.

The temblor was reported at about 1:44 p.m. at depth of 5 km.

Originally, the U.S. Geological Survey reported the earthquake as a 4.7-magnitude.

Another question associated with earthquakes is were you notified of the quake?

Following Monday's quake officials with the USGS's Shake Alert shared more on how their system works.

For earthquakes that have a magnitude of five or higher those with devices like phones or tablets that have the capability will receive what is called a wireless emergency alert. Those who have the Shake Alert phone app will also receive a notification for any quake that's 4.5 or higher.

People with Android phones will also get push notifications and sometimes a full-screen phone alert.

And for some earthquakes at a magnitude of four or higher some public address systems will sound, lights may go off and in-house apps for smart homes will send alerts as well.

More information about the USGS Shake Alert system can be found online.