A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Toms Place in CA. The temblor was reported at 06:56:33 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73511825. Id of event: nc73511825. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 06:56:33 / January 16, 2021 @ 6:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.5563354 West, latitude 37.9116669 North, depth = -0.72 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.72 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 40 km NNE of Toms Place, CA.
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