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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Idaho City in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.1775S, -115.118WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 69 km NE of Idaho City, Idaho (43 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.68 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 10:43:14 / April 7, 2020 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10.68 km, -115.118° West, 44.1775° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:14 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Event id: mb80398819. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80398819.

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 69 km NE of Idaho City, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.118° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.1775° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km NE of Idaho City, Idaho Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-07 10:43:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-07 18:04:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 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 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network mb The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.798 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 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 mb80398819 Id of event.
Event Code 80398819 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80398819, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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