A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yosemite Valley in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.63 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc73476341. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73476341. Exact location of event, longitude -119.3993301 West, latitude 37.654335 North, depth = 13.63 km. The temblor was reported at 08:02:45 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 08:02:45 / October 30, 2020 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 18 km ESE of Yosemite Valley, CA.
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