A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 10:48:31 / July 13, 2017 @ 10:48 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.22 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -118.8420029 West, latitude 37.6450005 North, depth = 6.22 km. The temblor was detected at 02:48:31 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72835986. Id of event: nc72835986.
The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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