A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yosemite Valley in California on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 14:35:09 / September 18, 2016 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:35:09 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.4188309 West, latitude 37.6313324 North, depth = -0.67 km. Unique identifier: nc72698536. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72698536. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.67 km (-0 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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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