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Minor earthquake: M3.47 quake has struck near Central California



Earthquake location 37.5758324S, -118.856163WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) strikes Central California kilometers (0 miles) from Central California on Monday. Exact location, longitude -118.856163° West, latitude 37.5758324° North, depth = 5.28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.28 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72591775. Id of event: nc72591775. The 3.47-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:47:52 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 18:47:52 / February 15, 2016 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Central California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.47 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.856163° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5758324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Central 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 18:47:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 19:00:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.05 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 reviewed 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 186 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02574 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 86 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 nc72591775 Id of event.
Event Code 72591775 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72591775, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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