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Minor earthquake, 3.05 mag strikes near Mammoth Lakes in California



Earthquake location 37.4658318S, -118.8031693WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. Id of earthquake: nc72911326. Event ids that are associated: nc72911326. Exact location of event, depth 1.65 km, -118.8031693° West, 37.4658318° North. The temblor was detected at 20:49:49 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.65 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 04:49:49 / October 19, 2017 @ 4:49 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 25 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.05 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8031693° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4658318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km 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 2017-10-19 04:49:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-19 04:52:05 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 143 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1257 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 121 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 nc72911326 Id of event.
Event Code 72911326 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72911326, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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