A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Yosemite Valley in California on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -119.363° West, latitude 37.5951667° North, depth = 2.62 km. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:35:26 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 14:35:26 / September 18, 2016 @ 2:35 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc71016287. Unique identifier: nc71016287. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.62 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 24 km SE of Yosemite Valley, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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