A minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bodie in CA on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -118.7389984 West, latitude 38.0559998 North, depth = -2.04 km. Unique identifier: nc73381865. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73381865, nn00724755. The 3.69-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:55:07 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 14:55:07 / May 8, 2020 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2.04 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 30 km SE of Bodie, CA.
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