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Minor earthquake, 3.28 mag was detected near Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek in California

Earthquake location 37.4816666S, -118.4875031WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek in California. Exact location of event, depth 5.61 km, -118.4875031° West, 37.4816666° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 23:12:40 / November 3, 2017 @ 11:12 pm. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:12:40 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72918641. Id of event: nc72918641. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.61 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 12 km NNW of Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.28 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.4875031° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4816666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNW of Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-03 23:12:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-03 23:23:02 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 166 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 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07003 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 80 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 nc72918641 Id of event.
Event Code 72918641 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72918641, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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