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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag strikes near Mammoth Lakes in California



Earthquake location 37.5169983S, -118.8098297WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.03 km (-0 miles). Exact location of event, depth -0.03 km, -118.8098297° West, 37.5169983° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 01:11:26 / July 11, 2017 @ 1:11 am. The temblor was detected at 17:11:26 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72833606. Id of event: nc72833606.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (13 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8098297° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5169983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km 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 2017-07-11 01:11:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-11 01:13:19 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 126 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 nc72833606 Id of event.
Event Code 72833606 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72833606, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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