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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag strikes near Toms Place in CA

Earthquake location 37.4790001S, -118.8164978WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Toms Place in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -118.8164978 West, latitude 37.4790001 North, depth = 3.15 km. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:06:36 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 04:06:36 / October 5, 2020 @ 4:06 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.15 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: nc73466751. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73466751.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km SW of Toms Place, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.8164978° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4790001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SW of Toms Place, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-05 04:06:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-05 04:16:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 179 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 0.1113 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73466751 Id of event.
Event Code 73466751 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73466751, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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