A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72591580. Id of event: nc72591580. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8580017 West, latitude 37.5723343 North, depth = 5.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 15:42:52 / February 15, 2016 @ 3:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.26 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:42:52 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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