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Minor earthquake: M2.96 quake has struck near Lone Pine in CA

Earthquake location 36.4780006S, -117.9639969WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 15 km SE of Lone Pine, CA (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 18:26:38 / June 24, 2020 @ 6:26 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10.32 km, -117.9639969° West, 36.4780006° North. Event id: ci39494136. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39494136. The temblor was picked up at 18:26:38 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.32 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 15 km SE of Lone Pine, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.9639969° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4780006° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SE of Lone Pine, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-24 18:26:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 18:29:20 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 135 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1011 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39494136 Id of event.
Event Code 39494136 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39494136, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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