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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag was detected near Round Valley in CA

Earthquake location 37.4931679S, -118.5853348WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Round Valley in CA. Global time and date of event 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 07:44:38 / May 11, 2020 @ 7:44 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc73383395. Event ids that are associated: nc73383395. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.66 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -118.5853348° West, 37.4931679° North, depth 10.66 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:44:38 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 9 km N of Round Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.5853348° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4931679° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km N of Round Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-11 07:44:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-11 07:46:17 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 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 125 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1255 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 114 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73383395 Id of event.
Event Code 73383395 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73383395, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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