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Earthquake: M 2.55 quake strikes near Bishop in California

Earthquake location 37.3714981S, -118.375WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.55 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Bishop in California. The temblor was reported at 10:43:12 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 13.58 km (8 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-29 06:43:12 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -118.375 West, latitude 37.3714981 North, depth 13.58 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.55 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.375° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3714981° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km ENE of Bishop, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-29 06:43:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-29 06:45:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 100 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources nc A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07193 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72388291 Id of event.
Event Code 72388291 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS nc72388291 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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