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Earthquake: 3.5 quake near Mammoth Lakes

Earthquake: 3.5 quake near Mammoth Lakes
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Mammoth Lakes. A slightly larger temblor was reported earlier Monday in the same area. (Bing Maps)

A shallow, magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday morning eight miles from Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:47 a.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 69 miles from Clovis, 70 miles from Sanger, and 74 miles from Reedley.

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In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby. An 3.8 temblor was reported near Mammoth Lakes at 7:42 a.m. Monday.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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