A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bridgeport in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.59 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 16:50:37 / February 17, 2021 @ 4:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73524356, us6000dif5, nn00800583. Id of event: nc73524356. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:50:37 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.2661667 West, latitude 38.3031667 North, depth = 2.59 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes, Gardnerville Ranchos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NNW of Bridgeport, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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