A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.23 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00540774, nc72623010. Id of event: nc72623010. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:27:57 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 00:27:57 / April 17, 2016 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -118.961 West, latitude 37.6346667 North, depth = 5.23 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. Event epicenter was 2 km (1 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km SSE of Mammoth Lakes, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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