A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Exact location, longitude -118.6651688° West, latitude 37.9758339° North, depth = 1.58 km. Global time and date of event 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 16:02:17 / October 19, 2017 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72911606, nn00609803. Unique identifier: nc72911606. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.58 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:02:17 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km NE of Mammoth Lakes, California.
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