A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72869046. Id of event: nc72869046. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 08:08:21 / August 14, 2017 @ 8:08 am. The temblor was detected at 00:08:21 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.87 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 1.87 km, -118.8201675° West, 37.4648323° North.
The epicenter was 24 km (15 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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