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Moderate earthquake 5.98 mag, 17 km SSE of Lone Pine, CA

Earthquake location 36.4528351S, -117.9704971WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lone Pine in CA. Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 17:40:49 / June 24, 2020 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lone Pine in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:40:49 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39493944. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1593020449, ci39493944, at00qcfyg0. Exact location of event, longitude -117.9704971 West, latitude 36.4528351 North, depth = 2.85 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.85 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orange Cove, Visalia, Orosi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 119 km (74 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Lindsay (c. 11 800 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Farmersville (c. 10 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Exeter (c. 10 300 pop), 122 km (75 miles) from Orange Cove (c. 9 100 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Orosi (c. 8 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SSE of Lone Pine, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.9704971° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4528351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SSE of Lone Pine, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-24 17:40:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 17:45:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.59 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 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 550 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ew,ci,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08936 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type me The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39493944 Id of event.
Event Code 39493944 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1593020449,ci39493944,at00qcfyg0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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