A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Pine in California on Tuesday. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:09:27 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72592675. Event ids that are associated: nc72592675. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.82 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:09:27 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:09 pm. Exact location, longitude -118.404335° West, latitude 37.2029991° North, depth = 14.82 km.
Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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