A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72628785. Unique identifier: nc72628785. The temblor was reported at 17:34:02 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.8 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8656693 West, latitude 37.5359993 North, depth = 6.8 km. Global time and date of event 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 00:34:02 / April 30, 2016 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 15 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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