A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Qualeys Camp in NV. Id of earthquake: nc73495270. Event ids that are associated: nc73495270, nn00790703. Exact location, longitude -118.672° West, latitude 37.991° North, depth = 2.86 km. The temblor was reported at 17:13:12 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.86 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 17:13:12 / December 8, 2020 @ 5:13 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 38 km SSW of Qualeys Camp, NV.
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