Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday afternoon's quake near Mammoth Lakes.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon one mile from Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:32 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 69 miles from Clovis, Calif., and 76 miles from Fresno.

In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

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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