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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Bodie in CA

Earthquake location 38.0455017S, -118.7631683WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bodie in CA on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -118.7631683° West, latitude 38.0455017° North, depth = 7.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc73399446. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73399446, nn00739180. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 01:07:15 / May 31, 2020 @ 1:07 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:15 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 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 seven, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SE of Bodie, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7631683° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0455017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.7 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 2020-05-31 01:07:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-31 01:13:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 298 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 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2893 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 73 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 nc73399446 Id of event.
Event Code 73399446 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73399446,nn00739180, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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