A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -118.8878326° West, 37.5708351° North, depth 1.92 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.92 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:01:42 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72853396. Unique identifier: nc72853396. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 01:01:42 / July 30, 2017 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 11 km (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 11 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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