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Minor earthquake 3.11 mag, 28 km SE of Bodie, CA

Earthquake location 38.0526657S, -118.7576675WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bodie in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 13:28:35 / April 16, 2020 @ 1:28 pm. Id of earthquake: nc73371650. Event ids that are associated: nc73371650. The temblor was detected at 05:28:35 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.7576675 West, latitude 38.0526657 North, depth = 6.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.8 km (4 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close 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.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km SE of Bodie, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7576675° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0526657° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SE of Bodie, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-16 13:28:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-16 13:34:17 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 5 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 149 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 0.2811 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 107 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 nc73371650 Id of event.
Event Code 73371650 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73371650, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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