Magnitude 4.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Mammoth Lakes

Local News
A map shows where a magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported at 10:36 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2020 near Mammoth Lakes in the Eastern Sierra. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

A map shows where a magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported at 10:36 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2020 near Mammoth Lakes in the Eastern Sierra. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported at 10:36 a.m. Saturday about 9½ miles from Mammoth Lakes in California’s Eastern Sierra, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The earthquake’s epicenter was 28 miles from Bishop, 64 miles from Clovis and 68 miles from Fresno, according to the USGS. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 miles.

A 3.1-magnitude quake followed in the same area at 10:55 a.m., the USGS said.

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

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

Most Popular

Latest News

More News

KTLA on Instagram

Instagram

KTLA on Facebook

KTLA on Twitter