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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag was detected near Yosemite Valley in CA

Earthquake location 37.6426659S, -119.3984985WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Yosemite Valley in CA on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -119.3984985° West, latitude 37.6426659° North, depth = 12.78 km. Event id: nc73480236. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73480236. Global time and date of event 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 21:17:16 / November 10, 2020 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:17:16 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.78 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km SE of Yosemite Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.3984985° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6426659° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SE of Yosemite 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 2020-11-10 21:17:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-10 21:18:54 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 126 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2536 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 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 nc73480236 Id of event.
Event Code 73480236 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73480236, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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