A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Benton in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 20:09:37 / July 4, 2020 @ 8:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -118.7368° West, 38.0437° North, depth 4.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00756843. Unique identifier: nn00756843. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:09:37 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 33 km NW of Benton, California.
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