Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday afternoon’s quake near Mammoth Lakes, Calif..
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon four miles from Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:47 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 70 miles from Clovis, 72 miles from Sanger and 76 miles from Fresno.

In the last 10 days, there have been five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or 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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