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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Yosemite Valley in California



Earthquake location 37.6339989S, -119.4158325WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yosemite Valley in California on Sunday. Unique identifier: nc72690116. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72690116. Exact location of event, longitude -119.4158325 West, latitude 37.6339989 North, depth = -2.07 km. Global time and date of event 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 05:32:33 / September 5, 2016 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:32:33 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -2.07 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SE of Yosemite Valley, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.4158325° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6339989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SE of Yosemite Valley, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-05 05:32:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-05 05:34:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 129 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2668 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 nc72690116 Id of event.
Event Code 72690116 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72690116, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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