Mag. 1.5 earthquake - - 14km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California, on 2017-09-23 16:27:31 -08:00
Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 1 km depth
24 Sep 00:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-23 16:27:31 -08:00
Depth: 1.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.5738°N / 118.8363°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Long Valley (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSW of Whitmore Hot Springs
11 km (7 mi) W of Aspen Springs (pop: 65)
15 km (9 mi) SE of Mammoth Lakes (pop: 7,950)
28 km (17 mi) NW of Round Valley (pop: 435)
31 km (19 mi) SE of June Lake (pop: 629)
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Bishop (Inyo County) (pop: 3,810)
113 km (70 mi) NE of Clovis (pop: 104,200)
122 km (76 mi) NNE of Reedley (Fresno County) (pop: 25,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.5||1.4 km||- 14km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.