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Minor earthquake, 3.56 mag was detected near Lone Pine in California

Earthquake location 36.5423317S, -117.9626694WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) strikes 11 km ESE of Lone Pine, California (7 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37297079. Unique identifier: ci37297079. Exact location of event, longitude -117.9626694 West, latitude 36.5423317 North, depth = 0.82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.82 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 20:49:18 / January 16, 2016 @ 8:49 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:49:18 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km ESE of Lone Pine, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.56 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.9626694° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5423317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Lone Pine, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-16 20:49:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-16 20:51:56 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 195 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37297079 Id of event.
Event Code 37297079 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37297079, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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