Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, California
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday evening’s quake near Mammoth Lakes, California.
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A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Friday evening nine miles from Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:19 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 72 miles from Clovis, Calif., 73 miles from Sanger, Calif., and 119 miles from Carson City, Nevada.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.


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