A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 08:04:41 / November 8, 2017 @ 8:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.46 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.8216629° West, latitude 37.605835° North, depth = 3.46 km. The temblor was detected at 00:04:41 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72920846. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72920846, ci38039000.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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