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Minor earthquake 3.86 mag, 29 km SE of Bodie, CA

Earthquake location 38.0540009S, -118.7474976WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Bodie in CA. The 3.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:49:06 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 13:49:06 / April 16, 2020 @ 1:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -118.7474976° West, 38.0540009° North, depth 0.35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.35 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: nc73371655. Event ids that are associated: nc73371655, nn00722691.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-five 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 29 km SE of Bodie, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7474976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0540009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km 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 13:49:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-16 13:55:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.09 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 reviewed 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 229 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,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2746 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 nc73371655 Id of event.
Event Code 73371655 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73371655,nn00722691, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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