Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 4.5 mi southeast of Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, USA, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 5:46 am (GMT -8) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 4.5 mi southeast of Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, USA, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 5:46 am (GMT -8)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 6 km depth

28 Feb 13:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Update Sun, 28 Feb 2021, 13:54
Small magnitude 3.6 earthquake 5 miles southeast of Lone Pine, California, United States
3.6 quake 28 Feb 5:46 am (GMT -8)
3.6 quake 28 Feb 5:46 am (GMT -8)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.6 quake in the United States near Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, only 7 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Sunday 28 February 2021 at 5:46 am local time at a very shallow depth of 3.6 miles. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.6 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Lone Pine (pop. 2,000) located 5 miles from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 28 Feb 2021 13:46:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 5:46 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5635°N / 118.00233°W (Inyo, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Golden Trout Creek (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) SE of Lone Pine (pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Woodlake (Tulare County) (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) ENE of Porterville (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNW of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) ENE of Visalia (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ENE of Tulare (pop: 62,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) NE of Delano (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) E of Hanford (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds -3.4°C (26 F), humidity: 38%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.65.8 km7km ESE of Lone Pine, CA, USAUSGS
3.35 kmCENTRAL CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (10)

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Lone Pine, motel south of town / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Short burst, building creaking. | One user found this interesting.  
Lone Pine Camping at Boulder Creek Campground (4.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke me up. Not sure if duration  
5.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
8.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s (reported through our app)
Glassell park Los Angeles 90065 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Glassell park Los Angeles 90065 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Lone Pine, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Lone pine California / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down)
Lone pine California / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down)
North Las vegas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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