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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag was detected near Cascade in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.3586667S, -115.2021667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 69 km ESE of Cascade, Idaho (43 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -115.2021667° West, latitude 44.3586667° North, depth = 14.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80422854. Unique identifier: mb80422854. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 14:15:07 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:15 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:15:07 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km ESE of Cascade, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2021667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.3586667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km 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 2020-05-16 14:15:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-16 14:36:00 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 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 132 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.925 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 mb80422854 Id of event.
Event Code 80422854 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80422854, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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