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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

November 14, 2011 |  2:46 pm

A shallow magnitude-3.2 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon 13 miles from Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:33 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from Round Valley and 161 miles from Sacramento.

In the past ten days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Map shows the quake's epicenter. Credit: Google Maps