A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. The temblor was picked up at 22:05:30 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72901146. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72901146. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 06:05:30 / September 29, 2017 @ 6:05 am. Exact location of event, longitude -118.8356705 West, latitude 37.5068321 North, depth = 2.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.73 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 19 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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