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Minor earthquake: M2.96 quake has struck near Mammoth Lakes in CA

Earthquake location 37.6338348S, -118.9211655WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in CA on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.66 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.9211655 West, latitude 37.6338348 North, depth = 5.66 km. The temblor was reported at 01:14:55 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 01:14:55 / September 22, 2020 @ 1:14 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc73461146. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73461146.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 5 km (3 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 5 km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9211655° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6338348° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-22 01:14:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-22 01:21:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 135 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01645 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 nc73461146 Id of event.
Event Code 73461146 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73461146, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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