Weekend Earthquakes

Weekend Quake Strikes Bishop

The USGS is confirming a 3.3 quake struck in the Bishop area early Saturday.  Just 6 minutes after 7am the 3.3 quake was detected 3 miles west northwest of Bishop.  The USGS initially listed the quake at 3.6, but later downgraded it to a 3.3.  No major damage or injuries were reported, however the minor quake did disrupt water service to the Highlands mobile home community due to a broken water line.

The USGS is also indicating a 3.0 quake from Saturday afternoon in Mono County.  At 4:39 Saturday afternoon the 3.0 quake was detected 27 miles Northeast of Mammoth.  No damage was reported.

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