SCEDC Home
Home

== 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 6:59:12 PM (PST) on Thursday, December 6, 2018.
The magnitude 1.7 event occurred 25 km (15 miles) WNW of West Bishop, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 3 km ( 2 miles).



Magnitude 1.7 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:59:12 PM (PST)
Friday, December 7, 2018 at 2:59:12 (UTC)
Distance from West Bishop, CA - 25 km (15 miles) WNW (293 degrees)
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA - 27 km (17 miles) WNW (284 degrees)
Bishop, CA - 30 km (18 miles) WNW (288 degrees)
Mammoth Lakes, CA - 31 km (20 miles) SE (132 degrees)
Big Pine, CA - 49 km (30 miles) NW (310 degrees)
Coordinates 37 deg. 26.8 min. N (37.447N), 118 deg. 42.9 min. W (118.715W)
Depth 3.05 km (1.9 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=29, Nph=30, Dmin=17.0 km, Rmss=0.05 sec, Erho=0.25 km, Erzz=1.24 km, Gp=127 degrees
Event ID# nc73119806
Additional Information map || waveforms
  

For more information, see http://earthquake.usgs.gov

[ Index map || big earthquake list || all earthquake list || glossary of terms || top page ]
[ Did you feel it? || ShakeMaps || Relative2Me ]
[ Data Sources || Contacts ]

Research Tools
General Earthquake Information
Stations/ Instrumentation
About the Data Center