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Minor earthquake, 2.92 mag was detected near Round Valley in CA

Earthquake location 37.4459991S, -118.5556641WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Round Valley in CA on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 00:15:24 / February 8, 2021 @ 12:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, -118.5556641° West, 37.4459991° North, depth 11.59 km. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:15:24 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.59 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc73519916. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73519916.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NE of Round Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.5556641° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4459991° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NE of Round Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-08 00:15:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-08 00:17:05 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 131 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1023 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 161 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 nc73519916 Id of event.
Event Code 73519916 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73519916, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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