A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 66 km E of Cascade, Idaho (41 miles). Id of earthquake: us70009me1. Event ids that are associated: us70009me1. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:33:50 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.64 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 11:33:50 / May 21, 2020 @ 11:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2182 West, latitude 44.4282 North, depth = 11.64 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. 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: 66 km E of Cascade, Idaho.
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