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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag strikes near Cascade in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.3568333S, -115.2165WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km ESE of Cascade, Idaho (42 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 22:13:40 / May 8, 2020 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.59 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:13:40 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80419639. Unique identifier: mb80419639. Exact location of event, depth 14.59 km, -115.2165° West, 44.3568333° North.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km ESE of Cascade, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2165° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.3568333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km 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 2020-05-08 22:13:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-08 23:24:18 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 130 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.291 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 mb80419639 Id of event.
Event Code 80419639 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80419639, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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