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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 10 km WNW of Big Pine, California



Earthquake location 37.2013321S, -118.3964996WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Pine in California on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:27:30 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:27 pm. Id of earthquake: nc72592705. Event ids that are associated: nc72592705. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.63 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -118.3964996 West, latitude 37.2013321 North, depth = 15.63 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:27:30 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close 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).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km WNW of Big Pine, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.3964996° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2013321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WNW of Big 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 2016-02-16 23:27:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-16 23:38:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 17 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.82 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 291 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.186 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72592705 Id of event.
Event Code 72592705 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72592705, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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