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Minor earthquake 2.89 mag, 4 km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, California



Earthquake location 37.6385002S, -118.9271698WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72722720. Unique identifier: nc72722720. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 19:10:12 / November 9, 2016 @ 7:10 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -118.9271698 West, latitude 37.6385002 North, depth = 5.77 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:10:12 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.77 km (4 miles).

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). Event epicenter was 4 km (3 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9271698° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6385002° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ESE 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 2016-11-09 19:10:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-09 19:15:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 128 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02292 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 nc72722720 Id of event.
Event Code 72722720 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72722720, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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