Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 12 mi west of Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA, on Friday, April 13, 1962 at 15:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.222°N / 119.455°W↗ (Mono, California, United States)
Antipode: 38.222°S / 60.545°E↗
Nearest volcano: Mono Lake (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) W of Bridgeport (pop: 575) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Mammoth Lakes (pop: 7,950) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Gardnerville Ranchos (Nevada) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of South Lake Tahoe (El Dorado County) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSE of Carson City (Nevada) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NE of Merced (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NE of Turlock (pop: 72,300) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) S of Sparks (Nevada) (pop: 96,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) SSE of Reno (Nevada) (pop: 241,400) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ESE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||6 km||Central California (USA)||USGS|
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