A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Big Pine in California on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72865131. Unique identifier: nc72865131. The temblor was reported at 12:41:49 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 20:41:49 / August 9, 2017 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.54 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -118.4851667° West, 37.1941667° North, depth 6.54 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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