A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 10:17:09 / April 20, 2016 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.7853317 West, latitude 37.5205002 North, depth = 6.95 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.95 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nc72624910. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72624910. The temblor was detected at 03:17:09 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter).
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). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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