A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 12:57:34 / September 28, 2016 @ 12:57 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:57:34 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.831337° West, latitude 37.5525017° North, depth = 8.96 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72703871. Unique identifier: nc72703871. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.96 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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