A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 km WSW of Stanley, Idaho (8 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000baxj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000baxj. The temblor was detected at 02:11:30 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 02:11:30 / August 8, 2020 @ 2:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.0905 West, latitude 44.1738 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km WSW of Stanley, Idaho.
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