A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in CA on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.66 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.9211655 West, latitude 37.6338348 North, depth = 5.66 km. The temblor was reported at 01:14:55 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 01:14:55 / September 22, 2020 @ 1:14 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc73461146. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73461146.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 5 km (3 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 5 km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA.
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