Three earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.7, 3.8 and 3.5, strike near Mammoth Lakes in California

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Mammoth Lakes is nestled within the Long Valley Caldera, grenades into the Earth when the volcano blew up several thousand years ago. People figured that the steam vents, hot springs, mineral deposits and tectonic shifts were all just part of living in California, much in the same way that drowning is just part of living at the bottom of the ocean.

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