A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 02:56:29 / September 12, 2017 @ 2:56 am. Event id: nc72890706. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72890706. The temblor was picked up at 18:56:29 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8221664 West, latitude 37.6056671 North, depth = 4.4 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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