A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bridgeport in California. Exact location of event, longitude -118.9323 West, latitude 38.3663 North, depth = 1.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00570713. Id of event: nn00570713. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.9 km (1 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:29:39 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 08:29:39 / December 28, 2016 @ 8:29 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 28 km ENE of Bridgeport, California.
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