A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 km WNW of Stanley, Idaho (9 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:21:28 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c9uw. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9uw. Exact location of event, longitude -115.0971 West, latitude 44.2794 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 05:21:28 / October 20, 2020 @ 5:21 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km WNW of Stanley, Idaho.
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