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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag strikes near Mammoth Lakes in California



Earthquake location 37.5525017S, -118.831337WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 12:57:34 / September 28, 2016 @ 12:57 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:57:34 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.831337° West, latitude 37.5525017° North, depth = 8.96 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72703871. Unique identifier: nc72703871. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.96 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

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

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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: 16 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.831337° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5525017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 2016-09-28 12:57:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-28 13:05:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 144 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 0.0375 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 nc72703871 Id of event.
Event Code 72703871 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72703871, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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