A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 02:22:38 / April 27, 2017 @ 2:22 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72794326. Id of event: nc72794326. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:22:38 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.72 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 7.72 km, -118.8568344° West, 37.6248322° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 10 km (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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