A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Bodie in CA on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.81 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 09:23:31 / July 20, 2020 @ 9:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.753334 West, latitude 38.045166 North, depth = -0.81 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:23:31 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73428571. Event ids that are associated: nc73428571.
Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 29 km SE of Bodie, CA.
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