A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Pine in California on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:27:30 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:27 pm. Id of earthquake: nc72592705. Event ids that are associated: nc72592705. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.63 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -118.3964996 West, latitude 37.2013321 North, depth = 15.63 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:27:30 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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