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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag strikes near Toms Place in CA

Earthquake location 37.4760017S, -118.7740021WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Toms Place in CA. Exact location, longitude -118.7740021° West, latitude 37.4760017° North, depth = 13.35 km. Unique identifier: nc73501420. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73501420. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 06:12:53 / December 22, 2020 @ 6:12 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.35 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:12:53 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SW of Toms Place, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7740021° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4760017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 2020-12-22 06:12:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-22 06:16:25 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 133 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.122 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 nc73501420 Id of event.
Event Code 73501420 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73501420, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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