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Minor earthquake, 3.69 mag strikes near Bodie in CA

Earthquake location 38.0559998S, -118.7389984WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bodie in CA on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -118.7389984 West, latitude 38.0559998 North, depth = -2.04 km. Unique identifier: nc73381865. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73381865, nn00724755. The 3.69-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:55:07 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 14:55:07 / May 8, 2020 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2.04 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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 quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 30 km SE of Bodie, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.69 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7389984° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0559998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km 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 2020-05-08 14:55:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-08 15:00:40 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 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 209 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 0.2685 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 111 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73381865 Id of event.
Event Code 73381865 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73381865,nn00724755, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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