A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 27 km NW of Stanley, Idaho (17 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 02:59:04 / October 17, 2020 @ 2:59 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2158333 West, latitude 44.3591667 North, depth = 14.81 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80470649. Id of event: mb80470649. The temblor was detected at 02:59:04 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.81 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 27 km NW of Stanley, Idaho.
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