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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Cascade in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.3111S, -115.2169WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 69 km ESE of Cascade, Idaho (43 miles). Event id: us70008kbi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008kbi, mb80388214. Exact location of event, longitude -115.2169 West, latitude 44.3111 North, depth = 12.05 km. The temblor was detected at 03:57:36 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 10:57:36 / April 1, 2020 @ 10:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.05 km (7 miles).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 69 km ESE of Cascade, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2169° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.3111° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km ESE of Cascade, Idaho Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-01 10:57:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-01 16:05:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.753 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 reviewed 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 224 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.946 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us70008kbi Id of event.
Event Code 70008kbi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008kbi,mb80388214, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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