A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) strikes Central California kilometers (0 miles) from Central California on Monday. Exact location, longitude -118.856163° West, latitude 37.5758324° North, depth = 5.28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.28 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72591775. Id of event: nc72591775. The 3.47-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:47:52 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 18:47:52 / February 15, 2016 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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