Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Walker in California


Earthquake location 38.4057S, -119.473WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Walker in California on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -119.473° West, 38.4057° North, depth 1.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:26:27 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 00:26:27 / June 23, 2020 @ 12:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.4 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00751977. Event ids that are associated: nn00751977.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Gardnerville (c. 5 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Indian Hills (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Indian Hills, Johnson Lane, South Lake Tahoe (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km S of Walker, California.

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