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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 18km SSE of Lone Pine, CA (USA) on Friday, 11 September 2020

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 18km SSE of Lone Pine, CA (USA) on Friday, 11 September 2020
11 Sep 07:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 minutes.
11 Sep 07:58: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 3.8 km (from 5 to 2.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards E.
11 Sep 14:16: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.8 to 3.9 km (from 2.4 to 2.4 mi).
11 Sep 16:02: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.2.
Date & time: Friday, 11 September 2020 07:55 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 3.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.44067°N / 117.9945°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Golden Trout Creek (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SW of Keeler (pop: 100)
14 km (8 mi) NE of Cartago (pop: 100)
18 km (11 mi) N of Olancha (pop: 200)
150 km (93 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600)
162 km (101 mi) E of Fresno (pop: 520,100)
194 km (121 mi) N of Lancaster (pop: 161,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 11 Sep 07:55 UTCM 4.2 / 3.9 km18km SSE of Lone Pine, CA (USA)USGS
Fri, 11 Sep 07:55 UTCM 4.0 / 5 kmCentral California (USA)EMSC

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90.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quick jolt, animals ran out of the house a few minutes prior | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)
324.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not felt in Cathedral City. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)
177.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
255 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Exeter / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : 93221

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 18km SSE of Lone Pine, CA (USA) on Friday, 11 September 2020

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