A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in CA. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:20:58 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -118.8461685 West, latitude 37.6108322 North, depth = 5.76 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73505195. Id of event: nc73505195. Global time and date of event 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 15:20:58 / December 31, 2020 @ 3:20 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.76 km (4 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 12 km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, CA.
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