A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 14:35:03 / September 14, 2017 @ 2:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -118.8130035 West, latitude 37.4686661 North, depth = -0.68 km. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.68 km (-0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72892201. Unique identifier: nc72892201. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:35:03 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes.
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 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 24 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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