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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag was detected near Bodie in CA

Earthquake location 38.0498352S, -118.7481689WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Bodie in CA on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -118.7481689° West, latitude 38.0498352° North, depth = 2.96 km. Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 13:27:44 / August 8, 2020 @ 1:27 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc73439981. Event ids that are associated: nc73439981. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.96 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:27:44 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7481689° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0498352° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km 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 2020-08-08 13:27:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-08 13:31:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 136 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2779 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 nc73439981 Id of event.
Event Code 73439981 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73439981, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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