A light earthquake magnitude 4.78 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Pine in California on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.85 km (10 miles). Event id: nc72592670. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72592670, nn00531804. The temblor was detected at 15:04:26 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:04:26 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:04 pm. Exact location, longitude -118.4001694° West, latitude 37.2021675° North, depth = 15.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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