A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. The temblor was reported at 21:40:50 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.8899994° West, latitude 37.5036659° North, depth = 1.66 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.66 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72843836. Unique identifier: nc72843836. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 05:40:50 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:40 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km SSE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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