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Minor earthquake 2.86 mag, 40 km NNE of Toms Place, CA

Earthquake location 37.9085007S, -118.5531693WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Toms Place in CA. Exact location, longitude -118.5531693° West, latitude 37.9085007° North, depth = -2.13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of -2.13 km (-1 miles). Event id: nc73511755. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00797511, nc73511755, us7000d0l3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 06:32:14 / January 16, 2021 @ 6:32 am. The temblor was detected at 06:32:14 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km NNE of Toms Place, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.5531693° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9085007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.13 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 2021-01-16 06:32:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-16 18:48:57 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 126 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 ,nn,nc,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2372 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 nc73511755 Id of event.
Event Code 73511755 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00797511,nc73511755,us7000d0l3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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