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Minor earthquake 3.58 mag, 29 km SE of Bodie, CA

Earthquake location 38.0621681S, -118.7356644WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Bodie in CA. The temblor was reported at 21:44:04 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.56 km, -118.7356644° West, 38.0621681° North. Unique identifier: nc73371960. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73371960, nn00722798. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.56 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 05:44:04 / April 17, 2020 @ 5:44 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes.

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 29 km SE of Bodie, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7356644° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0621681° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.56 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 2020-04-17 05:44:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-17 05:48:32 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 5.09 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 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 197 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2622 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 nc73371960 Id of event.
Event Code 73371960 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73371960,nn00722798, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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