A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 19:04:59 / August 23, 2019 @ 7:04 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.51 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8748322 West, latitude 37.6243324 North, depth = 7.51 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:04:59 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73257050. Id of event: nc73257050.
The epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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