A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bridgeport in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00570745. Id of event: nn00570745. Exact location, longitude -118.922° West, latitude 38.3408° North, depth = 8.6 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:19:57 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:19:57 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km ENE of Bridgeport, California.
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