A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:55:08 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009cel. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73381865, nn00724755, us70009cel. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.25 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 14:55:08 / May 8, 2020 @ 2:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -118.7149 West, latitude 38.0529 North, depth = 8.25 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes.
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 three, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km NNE of Mammoth Lakes, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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