A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yosemite Valley in California on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72689286. Id of event: nc72689286. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 01:29:33 / September 3, 2016 @ 1:29 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -1.99 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:29:33 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -119.4138336° West, 37.6368332° North, depth -1.99 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
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 eighteen 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 18 km SE of Yosemite Valley, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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