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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag was detected near Mammoth Lakes in California

Earthquake location 37.5423317S, -118.8161697WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California on Monday. Event id: nc72847276. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72847276. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 17:45:24 / July 24, 2017 @ 5:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8161697 West, latitude 37.5423317 North, depth = 2.69 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:45:24 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.69 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 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: 18 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8161697° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5423317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km 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 2017-07-24 17:45:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-24 17:52:03 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 122 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 0.04871 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 109 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 nc72847276 Id of event.
Event Code 72847276 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72847276, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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