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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Bridgeport in California



Earthquake location 38.3663S, -118.9323WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bridgeport in California. Exact location of event, longitude -118.9323 West, latitude 38.3663 North, depth = 1.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00570713. Id of event: nn00570713. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.9 km (1 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:29:39 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 08:29:39 / December 28, 2016 @ 8:29 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km ENE of Bridgeport, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9323° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3663° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km ENE of Bridgeport, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-28 08:29:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-28 08:39:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 157 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.32 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 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nn The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.442 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63.6 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 nn00570713 Id of event.
Event Code 00570713 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00570713, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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