A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 63 km E of Cascade, Idaho (39 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:37:26 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.2407° West, latitude 44.5404° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 17:37:26 / May 6, 2020 @ 5:37 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80417879, us70009b8e. Unique identifier: us70009b8e.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 63 km E of Cascade, Idaho.
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