The earthquake was recorded at 9:43 a.m. at a magnitude of 3.0.
The location was believed to be located at 37.418N 118.332W; or five miles northeast of Bishop, seven miles east-northeast of West Bishop, 10 miles north-northeast of Wilkerson and 188 miles east-southeast of Sacramento.
The earthquake was about four-five miles beneath the surface.
Earthquakes of that magnitude and depth result in people feeling a slight swaying motion, but are not large enough to cause damage.
Bishop is located in Inyo County, which is on the California-Nevada border.
Inyo borders the Nevada counties of Esmerelda, Nye and Clark.
It is adjacent to the California counties of San Bernardino, Kern, Fresno, Tulare and Mono.
The county’s most-famous landmark is Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States.