A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.79 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nc72861271. Event ids that are associated: nc72861271. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:52:18 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 21:52:18 / August 5, 2017 @ 9:52 pm. Exact location of event, depth 1.79 km, -118.8361664° West, 37.4881668° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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