A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 13 km WNW of Stanley, Idaho (8 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 01:46:58 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 01:46:58 / August 15, 2020 @ 1:46 am. Event id: us6000bf1g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf1g. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.0782 West, latitude 44.2808 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 13 km WNW of Stanley, Idaho.
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