Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 167 mi north of Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 at 17:59 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.8 quake 12 mi southeast of Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, USA, 24 June 2020 17:40 GMT, which had occurred 19 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 167 mi north of Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 at 17:59 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Jun 18:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 minute.
Jun 24 18:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 8.4 km.
Jun 24 18:06: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.4 to 9.6 km.
Date & time: 24 Jun 2020 17:59:19 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 9.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.456°N / 117.93117°W (Inyo, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Golden Trout Creek (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Keeler (pop: 66) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Lone Pine (pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Three Rivers (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NNE of Weldon (pop: 2,640) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NNW of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Alta Sierra (Kern County) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) ENE of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) E of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) E of Fresno (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.69.6 km19km SE of Lone Pine, CA (USA)USGS
4.68 kmCentral California (USA)EMSC

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168 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : A few objects moved. I’m not sure if us being in a upstairs apartment changes the feeling of the earthquake but their was a shake. It wasn’t until I saw the paintings moving as well I realized it was a earthquake. Lucky we’re all fine. I hope everyone stays safe. Way to continue with 2020  
Pahrump (173.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I didnt really feel it but cats are not happy about it. I'm used to quakes and don't pay much mind unless really strong. (reported through our app)  
Cantua Creek, California (213.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting at my computer and I thought I was experiencing some dizziness. I felt movement, but didn't know if it was just me. Got up to check things out and the blinds in the windows were swaying slightly. Pretty soon I got calls and texts from other people nearby to ask if I felt the earthquake. Hope everyone is OK. (reported through our app)  
168 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : A few objects moved. I’m not sure if us being in a upstairs apartment changes the feeling of the earthquake but their was a shake. It wasn’t until I saw the paintings moving as well I realized it was a earthquake. Lucky we’re all fine. I hope everyone stays safe. Way to continue with 2020  
Bakersfield, CA (166.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Little shaking but felt rolling movement back and forth (reported through our app)  
270.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Jamestown, California (208.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light rattling, sort of a wave rolling one.  
86.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Location Inyokern CA. Light shaking felt. (reported through our app)  
Alta California (396.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : felt light shaking (reported through our app)  
Pahrump (181.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
158.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
208 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
164.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
154.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
248.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Bakersfield, ca (154.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
195.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
166.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
RIDGECREST (96.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Tehachapi (154.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bakersfield California 93306 (141.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Turlock, Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt dizzy as i was laying down and i felt like the couch and see the ceiling fan rock back and fourth  
Oakdale, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House creaked(initially)...felt the earth move...came in a couple of waves(earth moving)...seemed to last awhile.  
Crowley Lake / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Accra ghsna / Light shaking (MMI IV)
nevada city, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fresno / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Crowley Lake / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Hanford California / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Started out as a slow roll and then got heavier.  
Fresno / Light shaking (MMI IV)
merced, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fowler, Ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Merced, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Farmersville Ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tollhouse, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Visalia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Orosi Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Merced / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lovelock (United States, 416 km NW of epicenter) : Was laying in bed and felt the swaying (reported through EMSC)  
Farmersville (United States, 118 km W of epicenter) : felt in tulare ca (reported through EMSC)  
Rancho Cordova (United States, 382 km NW of epicenter) : Sitting at work on the second floor! Weird. I’m in Ranch Cordova. (reported through EMSC)  
Pollock Pines (United States, 348 km NW of epicenter) : About 30 seconds Jerky shake in Pollock Pines, CA. (reported through EMSC)  
Fountain Valley (United States, 305 km S of epicenter) : Felt it here in Huntington beach California (reported through EMSC)  
Modesto (United States of America, 305 km NW of epicenter) : The swivel rocker chair I was sitting on made smooth rolling motion for approx. 50 seconds, and overhead suspended lights started swinging 1-2 inches in north to south direction. Did not feel any after shocks, though your site reported some. (reported through EMSC)  
Rancho Cucamonga (United States, 263 km S of epicenter) : Not felt. (reported through EMSC)  
Merced (United States of America, 248 km W of epicenter) : I felt it sitting down while feeding my baby birds. (reported through EMSC)  
Mountain View Acres (United States, 224 km S of epicenter) : Felt in victorville California nice bump then roll (reported through EMSC)  
Adelanto (United States of America, 214 km S of epicenter) : Now I KNOW it wasn't the wind this time! My dog was laying on the floor and picked his head up and stared at me. It wasn't strong here in Adelanto, but 4.6 is enough to scare people pretty good. (reported through EMSC)  
Barstow (United States, 191 km SE of epicenter) : Felt it again (reported through EMSC)  
Old Fig Garden (United States, 174 km W of epicenter) : Felt out for quite a while as well as the aftershocks. (reported through EMSC)  
Fresno (United States of America, 171 km W of epicenter) : My daughter and were sitting at the dining room table talking, I felt it before she did, all I said was I may go under the table in a sec (reported through EMSC)  
Sunnyside (United States, 163 km W of epicenter) : I'm in Fresno CA and have not felt any of them. The only reason I new their was an earthquake is from the app all three times. (reported through EMSC)  
Shafter (United States of America, 163 km SW of epicenter) : Barely felt a little shake (reported through EMSC)  
Greenacres (United States, 161 km SW of epicenter) : Felt slight shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Greenacres (United States, 161 km SW of epicenter) : Just waiting for a big one (reported through EMSC)  
Bakersfield (United States of America, 157 km SW of epicenter) : I was in a car and it shook sort of like the picture (reported through EMSC)  
Bakersfield (United States of America, 157 km SW of epicenter) : Wow felt it while lying on my bed playing a game on my phone. (reported through EMSC)  
Bakersfield (United States, 157 km SW of epicenter) : Short shake (reported through EMSC)  
Hanford (United States, 156 km W of epicenter) : I was sitting at desk and felt a little dizzy (reported through EMSC)  
Kingsburg (United States of America, 147 km W of epicenter) : Heard a rumbling noise, then everything started shaking around me. (reported through EMSC)  
Kingsburg (United States of America, 147 km W of epicenter) : In an apartment building on the second floor felt it shaking not too bad but enough to notice my puppy came up to me wanting me to hold her (reported through EMSC)  
Delano (United States, 143 km SW of epicenter) : Felt like the ground was going to cave in a quick jolt (reported through EMSC)  
Visalia (United States, 125 km W of epicenter) : In Visalia, all my critters ran for cover before I felt it. I looked around, then I heard it, then my chair shook and my dog started barking. It shook and jolted for five or six seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Visalia (United States, 125 km W of epicenter) : Woke up husband and grandkids! (reported through EMSC)  
Exeter (United States of America, 112 km W of epicenter) : Pool and birdbath sloshed a little. Hanging items in house swayed a bit. (reported through EMSC)  
Inyokern (United States, 91 km S of epicenter) : Slight bouncing. On my feet. (reported through EMSC)  
Three Rivers (United States, 89 km W of epicenter) : Felt again in Three Rivers (reported through EMSC)  
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