A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 35 km ESE of Big Pine, California (22 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.7 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 20:25:56 / April 18, 2016 @ 8:25 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:25:56 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.8966° West, 37.0983° North, depth 9.7 km. Unique identifier: us20005jky. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00540953, us20005jky, nc72623960.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 35 km ESE of Big Pine, California.
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