Largest Earthquake Swarm of the Decade: Mammoth Lakes Area Rattled by More Than 600 Small Earthquakes in 36 hours

September 27, 2014 9:39 PM

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the Mammoth Lakes region has experienced more than 600 small earthquakes in 36 hours.

The ripples were created by the active volcanic areas in California. This is the largest earthquake swarm in 10 years, and the quake was recorded to have magnitudes ranging from 1.0 to 3.8. The first ones started at 5 a.m. on Thursday.

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