LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Yosemite earthquake today could be felt in Mammoth as well. Today’s September 30, 2011 Yosemite earthquake was centered near Yosemite Village. No reports of damage have been detailed by local news.
Shortly before 5 am local time, a 3.2 magnitude quake struck the region, USGS reports to news. The quake had virtually no depth, striking less than one mile below the earth’s surface, local news indicates. The quake was centered only eleven miles from Yosemite Village. It was also twenty-four miles from Mammoth Lakes.
The quake was centered west of highway 395. It was also east of Merced and highway 99. The quake was centered directly east of North Wawona and Darrah near Mariposa.
In related news, Oakland suffered a 3.3 magnitude earthquake Thursday afternoon. USGS reports to news that Oakland quake struck shortly before 5 PM. It was centered only ten miles below the earth’s surface local news reports. The quake was just two miles from Oakland, three miles from Alameda, and just outside of Piedmont.
The quake was centered between the MacArthur Freeway and the Nimitz Freeway. The quake was just south of Laurel and Bartlett and north of Fruitvale Station. No reports of damage have been detailed by local news.