A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. The temblor was picked up at 23:44:17 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.48 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -118.6696701° West, 37.9786682° North, depth 8.48 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 07:44:17 / October 19, 2017 @ 7:44 am. Event id: nc72911391. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72911391, nn00609778.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 44 km NE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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