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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag has occurred near Mammoth Lakes in California

Earthquake location 37.5661659S, -118.8249969WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Exact location of earthquake, -118.8249969° West, 37.5661659° North, depth 0.32 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 10:43:41 / June 13, 2017 @ 10:43 am. Id of earthquake: nc72815141. Event ids that are associated: nc72815141. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.32 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:43:41 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter).

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

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

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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: 15 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8249969° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5661659° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km 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 2017-06-13 10:43:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-13 10:48:02 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 130 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02404 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 153 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 nc72815141 Id of event.
Event Code 72815141 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72815141, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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