Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 12 mi southeast of Mammoth Lakes, Mono County, California, USA, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -8) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 12 mi southeast of Mammoth Lakes, Mono County, California, USA, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -8)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 4 km depth

26 Nov 05:31 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Update Fri, 26 Nov 2021, 05:36
Small 3.0 quake hits near Mammoth Lakes, Mono County, California, USA
3.0 quake 25 Nov 9:28 pm (GMT -8)
3.0 quake 25 Nov 9:28 pm (GMT -8)
A very shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported in the evening near Mammoth Lakes, Mono County, California, USA.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Thursday, November 25th, 2021, at 9:28 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 2.7 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.0 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Aspen Springs (pop. 65) located 9 miles from the epicenter, and Mammoth Lakes (pop. 7,900) 12 miles away. In West Bishop (pop. 2,600, 24 miles away), Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek (pop. 2,600, 25 miles away), Big Pine (pop. 1,800, 39 miles away), and Oakhurst (pop. 2,800, 45 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 26, 2021 05:28:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 4.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.4985°N / 118.85217°W (Mono, California, United States)
Antipode: 37.499°S / 61.148°E
Nearest volcano: Long Valley (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Aspen Springs (pop: 65) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Mammoth Lakes (pop: 7,950) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WNW of West Bishop (pop: 2,610) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NW of Big Pine (pop: 1,760) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ENE of Oakhurst (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NE of Clovis (pop: 104,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NE of Sanger (Fresno County) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NE of Fresno (pop: 520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) ENE of Madera (pop: 64,200) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) ESE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -11.9°C (11 F), humidity: 31%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.04.4 km17km WSW of Toms Place, CAUSGS
3.04 kmCENTRAL CALIFORNIAEMSC
3.04.4 kmCalifornia-Nevada Border RegionRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

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