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Significant Earthquakes Strike California

Posted by feww on February 17, 2016

M4.8 quake strikes near Big Pine, California

Centered at 37.202°N, 118.400°W the event occurred at a depth of 15.8 km (9.8 mi), reported USGS/EHP.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 4.8Mw
Location: 37.202°N 118.400°W; depth=15.8 km
Time: 2016-02-16 23:04:26 (UTC)
Nearby Cities:

  • 10km (6mi) WNW of Big Pine, California
  • 114km (71mi) NE of Dinuba, California
  • 115km (71mi) NE of Reedley, California
  • 116km (72mi) ENE of Sanger, California
  • 248km (154mi) SSE of Carson City, Nevada

The quake was followed by at least three aftershocks:

M4.3; 10km WNW of Big Pine, California 2016-02-16 23:27:30 UTC d=15.6 km
M2.8; 11km WNW of Big Pine, California 2016-02-16 23:25:10 UTC d=15.0 km
M2.9; 11km WNW of Big Pine, California 2016-02-16 23:09:27 UTC d=14.8 km

It followed an earlier event, measuring 3.9Mw, which jolted Big Bear City (34.303°N, 116.863°W depth=3.1 km; 2016-02-16 09:24:20UTC), about 44km (27mi) ENE of San Bernardino, California.

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