A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bodie in CA on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.7583313 West, latitude 38.0578346 North, depth = 2.62 km. The temblor was detected at 05:01:37 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 13:01:37 / April 16, 2020 @ 1:01 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73371625. Unique identifier: nc73371625. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.62 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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