A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Unique identifier: nc72592870. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72592870. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 05:24:48 / February 17, 2016 @ 5:24 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8571701 West, latitude 37.5740013 North, depth = 5.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.24 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:24:48 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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