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Minor earthquake, 3.17 mag strikes near Yosemite Valley in California



Earthquake location 37.6313324S, -119.4188309WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yosemite Valley in California on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 14:35:09 / September 18, 2016 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:35:09 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.4188309 West, latitude 37.6313324 North, depth = -0.67 km. Unique identifier: nc72698536. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72698536. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.67 km (-0 miles).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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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 3.17 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.4188309° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6313324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.67 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 2016-09-18 14:35:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-18 14:37:38 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 155 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 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2692 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 nc72698536 Id of event.
Event Code 72698536 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72698536, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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