Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 173 mi north of Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday, 19 August 2020 at 17:32 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 1 km depth
Depth: 0.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.47867°N / 117.51417°W (Inyo, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Darwin (pop: 43) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Lone Pine (pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) N of Searles Valley (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) N of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ENE of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) E of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) E of Tulare (pop: 62,300) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) E of Clovis (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) ESE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.8||0.6 km||36km WSW of Stovepipe Wells, CA (USA)||USGS|
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