A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 17 km SSE of Lone Pine, CA (11 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.61 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 00:33:57 / June 23, 2020 @ 12:33 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:33:57 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9808333 West, latitude 36.4488333 North, depth = 6.61 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39490976. Id of event: ci39490976.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-six 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.
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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: 17 km SSE of Lone Pine, CA.
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