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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag was detected near Bridgeport in CA

Earthquake location 38.3031667S, -119.2661667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bridgeport in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.59 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 16:50:37 / February 17, 2021 @ 4:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73524356, us6000dif5, nn00800583. Id of event: nc73524356. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:50:37 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.2661667 West, latitude 38.3031667 North, depth = 2.59 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes, Gardnerville Ranchos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NNW of Bridgeport, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.2661667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3031667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNW of Bridgeport, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-17 16:50:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-19 00:15:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 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 reviewed 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 136 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,us,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1442 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 nc73524356 Id of event.
Event Code 73524356 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73524356,us6000dif5,nn00800583, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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