A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yosemite Valley in California on Sunday. Unique identifier: nc72690116. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72690116. Exact location of event, longitude -119.4158325 West, latitude 37.6339989 North, depth = -2.07 km. Global time and date of event 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 05:32:33 / September 5, 2016 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:32:33 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -2.07 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes.
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 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 nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SE of Yosemite Valley, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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