A light earthquake magnitude 4.74 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Toms Place in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.03 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 18:36:54 / February 1, 2020 @ 6:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10.03 km, -118.8193359° West, 37.5875015° North. The temblor was picked up at 10:36:54 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73334451. Unique identifier: nc73334451.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km WNW of Toms Place, CA.
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