A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.9365 West, latitude 37.6405 North, depth = 6.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72739810. Id of event: nc72739810. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/16 / 2016-12-17 06:57:39 / December 17, 2016 @ 6:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:57:39 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 3 km (2 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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