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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Challis in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.2604S, -115.0602WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (44 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -115.0602 West, latitude 44.2604 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 09:08:18 / May 2, 2020 @ 9:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us700098ll. Event ids that are associated: us700098ll. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:08:18 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km WSW of Challis, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.0602° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.2604° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km WSW of Challis, Idaho Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-02 09:08:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-02 09:23:00 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 3.758 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 211 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, 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 0.308 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us700098ll Id of event.
Event Code 700098ll An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700098ll, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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