A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 69 km ESE of Cascade, Idaho (43 miles). Exact location of event, depth 16.79 km, -115.1944° West, 44.3619° North. Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 17:27:02 / May 2, 2020 @ 5:27 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us700098vi. Unique identifier: us700098vi. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.79 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:27:02 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 69 km ESE of Cascade, Idaho.
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