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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 29km SE of Bodie, CA (USA) on Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 29km SE of Bodie, CA (USA) on Tuesday, 21 April 2020
21 Apr 05:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Apr 21 05:19: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.3 to 6.8 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 21 April 2020 05:13 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-20 21:13:31 -08:00
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.04433°N / 118.75533°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Mono Lake (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NE of Lee Vining (pop: 200)
34 km (21 mi) E of Mono City (pop: 200)
35 km (22 mi) NW of Benton (pop: 300)
170 km (106 mi) NE of Fresno (pop: 520,100)
189 km (117 mi) SE of Reno (pop: 241,400)
196 km (122 mi) NE of Visalia (pop: 130,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-04-20 21:13:31 -08:00 (21 Apr 05:13:31 UTC)M 4.0 / 6.8 km29km SE of Bodie, CA (USA)USGS
Tue, 21 Apr 05:13 UTCM 4.0 / 7 kmCentral California (USA)EMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

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128.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Madera acres (166.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was resting and felt it very light. (reported through our app)
West Adam's Los Angeles / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Violent jolt

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 29km SE of Bodie, CA (USA) on Tuesday, 21 April 2020

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