A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 km NNE of Lowman, Idaho (24 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:24:27 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 20:24:27 / September 8, 2020 @ 8:24 pm. Exact location, longitude -115.3727° West, latitude 44.3842° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bjzi. Event ids that are associated: us7000bjzi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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