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Minor earthquake: M2.98 quake has struck near Bodie in CA

Earthquake location 38.0513344S, -118.7628326WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bodie in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.02 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 06:52:49 / April 17, 2020 @ 6:52 am. Id of earthquake: nc73371980. Event ids that are associated: nc73371980, nn00722805. Exact location of event, depth 1.02 km, -118.7628326° West, 38.0513344° North. The temblor was detected at 22:52:49 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 28 km SE of Bodie, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7628326° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0513344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.02 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 2020-04-17 06:52:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-17 06:58:16 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 3.06 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 137 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.285 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 106 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 nc73371980 Id of event.
Event Code 73371980 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73371980,nn00722805, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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