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Earthquake strikes Mammoth Lakes area

USGS

Mountain Area residents may have felt some light rumbles this afternoon thanks to a 3.7 magnitude earthquake that struck the Mammoth Lakes area.

The quake happened at 12:34 p.m., and was located about eight miles directly south of Mammoth Lakes, according to the USGS Earthquake Service.

Mammoth Lakes is northeast of Oakhurst.

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