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Minor earthquake 3.12 mag, 24 km SSE of Mammoth Lakes, California

Earthquake location 37.4648323S, -118.8201675WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72869046. Id of event: nc72869046. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 08:08:21 / August 14, 2017 @ 8:08 am. The temblor was detected at 00:08:21 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.87 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 1.87 km, -118.8201675° West, 37.4648323° North.

The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 24 km SSE of Mammoth Lakes, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8201675° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4648323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SSE 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 2017-08-14 08:08:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-14 08:14:03 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 150 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 0.1252 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 76 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 nc72869046 Id of event.
Event Code 72869046 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72869046, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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