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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag has occurred near Mammoth Lakes in CA

Earthquake location 37.6783333S, -118.9391632WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/19 / 2019-09-13 11:27:48 / September 13, 2019 @ 11:27 am. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:27:48 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.9391632 West, latitude 37.6783333 North, depth = -2.34 km. Unique identifier: nc73271985. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73271985. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -2.34 km (-1 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 4 km (3 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NE of Mammoth Lakes, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9391632° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6783333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NE of Mammoth Lakes, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-13 11:27:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-13 11:29:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 124 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01228 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 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 nc73271985 Id of event.
Event Code 73271985 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73271985, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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