A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Exact location of earthquake, -118.8826675° West, 37.5540009° North, depth 3.58 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 22:08:23 / August 9, 2017 @ 10:08 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72865221. Unique identifier: nc72865221. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.58 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:08:23 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 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 one, in the past 30 days six 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 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 13 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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