Earthquake today in Central California: Feel Anything?
Yesterday we were reporting on an earthquake in Montana and today we have news of a magnitude 3.0 earthquake in central California, southeast of Mammoth Lakes.
The earthquake occurred a short time ago at 1:06pm PT (21:06 UTC) at a shallow depth of 2.4 miles (3.8 km), according to the US Geological Survey. The epicenter of the earthquake is given as 10 miles (16 km) west-southwest of Tom’s Place, 13 miles (20 km) southeast of Mammoth Lakes, 14 miles (23 km) west-northwest of Round Valley and 161 miles (259 km) east-southeast of Sacramento.
The Los Angeles Times reports there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or more nearby in the last 10 days. As well as the previous USGS link you can also head to this USGS page to find details such as maps, graphs and responses to the magnitude 3.0 earthquake.
We’re always interested to hear of people’s experiences of earthquakes no matter what size so do let us know if you felt any shaking or disturbance where you were. Let us have your comments about whether you felt today’s earthquake in Central California and also your location.
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