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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag has occurred near Toms Place in CA

Earthquake location 37.9075012S, -118.5483322WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Toms Place in CA. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:38:11 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.41 km (-1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73511395, nn00797380. Unique identifier: nc73511395. Exact location, longitude -118.5483322° West, latitude 37.9075012° North, depth = -1.41 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 20:38:11 / January 15, 2021 @ 8:38 pm.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 40 km NNE of Toms Place, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.5483322° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9075012° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km NNE 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 2021-01-15 20:38:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-15 20:44:04 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 122 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,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2356 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 nc73511395 Id of event.
Event Code 73511395 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73511395,nn00797380, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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