A minor earthquake magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Wilkerson in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.3288345 West, latitude 37.2616653 North, depth = 11.04 km. Event id: nc73523021. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39551831, nc73523021. The 3.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:57:50 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 11:57:50 / February 14, 2021 @ 11:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.04 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 5 km ESE of Wilkerson, CA.
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