A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 16:28:05 / August 12, 2017 @ 4:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -118.800499 West, latitude 37.4606667 North, depth = 0.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.4 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:28:05 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72867586. Event ids that are associated: nc72867586.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 25 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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