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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Mammoth Lakes in California



Earthquake location 37.5723343S, -118.8580017WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72591580. Id of event: nc72591580. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8580017 West, latitude 37.5723343 North, depth = 5.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 15:42:52 / February 15, 2016 @ 3:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.26 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:42:52 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8580017° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5723343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-15 15:42:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 15:47:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 223 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04674 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 nc72591580 Id of event.
Event Code 72591580 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72591580, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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