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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Mammoth Lakes in California

Earthquake location 37.6450005S, -118.8420029WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 10:48:31 / July 13, 2017 @ 10:48 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.22 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -118.8420029 West, latitude 37.6450005 North, depth = 6.22 km. The temblor was detected at 02:48:31 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72835986. Id of event: nc72835986.

The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 11 km E of Mammoth Lakes, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8420029° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6450005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km E 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 2017-07-13 10:48:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-13 10:50:41 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 129 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008548 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 nc72835986 Id of event.
Event Code 72835986 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72835986, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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