A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Exact location of earthquake, -118.8411636° West, 37.5316658° North, depth -0.65 km. Id of earthquake: nc72872015. Event ids that are associated: nc72872015. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 00:26:00 / August 20, 2017 @ 12:26 am. The temblor was reported at 16:26:00 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.65 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (11 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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