A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in CA. Id of earthquake: nc73501535. Event ids that are associated: nc73501535. Exact location of event, longitude -118.9400024 West, latitude 37.5115013 North, depth = 7.49 km. Global time and date of event 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 12:26:28 / December 22, 2020 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.49 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:26:28 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 15 km (10 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 14 km SSE of Mammoth Lakes, CA.
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