A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8833313 West, latitude 37.5950012 North, depth = 1.89 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 21:54:16 / October 18, 2015 @ 9:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.89 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:54:16 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72540075. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72540075.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel anything?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.