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Minor earthquake, 3.27 mag was detected near Bodie in CA

Earthquake location 38.0431671S, -118.7415009WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bodie in CA on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.4 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 05:50:31 / December 27, 2020 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -118.7415009° West, 38.0431671° North, depth -0.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73503305. Id of event: nc73503305. The temblor was picked up at 05:50:31 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km SE of Bodie, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.7415009° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0431671° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km SE of Bodie, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-27 05:50:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-27 05:56:07 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 165 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2792 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 65 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 nc73503305 Id of event.
Event Code 73503305 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73503305, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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