A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 08:02:05 / August 14, 2017 @ 8:02 am. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:02:05 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.26 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc72869011. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72869011. Exact location of event, depth 1.26 km, -118.8206635° West, 37.4626656° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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