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== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
U.C. Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, Berkeley, California



Version #2: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 10:56:40 PM (PDT) on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
The magnitude 0.7 event occurred 6 km (4 miles) NNE (23 degrees) of Big Pine, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 5 km ( 3 miles).



Magnitude 0.7 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:56:40 PM (PDT)
Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 5:56:40 (UTC)
Distance from Big Pine, CA - 6 km (4 miles) NNE (23 degrees)
Bishop, CA - 21 km (13 miles) SE (146 degrees)
West Bishop, CA - 24 km (15 miles) SE (134 degrees)
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA - 24 km (15 miles) SE (145 degrees)
Independence, CA - 46 km (29 miles) N (353 degrees)
Coordinates 37 deg. 12.7 min. N (37.212N), 118 deg. 15.8 min. W (118.264W)
Depth 4.88 km (3.0 miles)
Quality Fair
Location Quality Parameters Nst=4, Nph=6, Dmin=16.7 km, Rmss=0.05 sec, Erho=1.38 km, Erzz=3.3 km, Gp=301 degrees
Event ID# nc73016960
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