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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Mammoth Lakes in California



Earthquake location 37.507S, -118.9941635WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -118.9941635° West, latitude 37.507° North, depth = 1.67 km. Unique identifier: nc72833946. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72833946. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 09:00:30 / July 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.67 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:00:30 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 15 km S of Mammoth Lakes, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9941635° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.507° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km S 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 2017-07-11 09:00:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-11 09:04:09 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 121 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1041 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 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 md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72833946 Id of event.
Event Code 72833946 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72833946, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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