A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.971 West, latitude 37.6242 North, depth = 6.5 km. The temblor was detected at 17:27:57 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00540774. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00540774. Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 00:27:57 / April 17, 2016 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 2 km S of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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