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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag has occurred near Mammoth Lakes in CA

Earthquake location 37.6258316S, -118.9078369WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in CA. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:29:44 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.9078369° West, latitude 37.6258316° North, depth = 3.23 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 17:29:44 / March 24, 2020 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73358305. Id of event: nc73358305. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.23 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9078369° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6258316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km E 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 2020-03-24 17:29:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-24 17:36:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.00394 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 nc73358305 Id of event.
Event Code 73358305 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73358305, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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