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Minor earthquake, 3.01 mag strikes near Stanley in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.3508333S, -115.1861667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 24 km NW of Stanley, Idaho (15 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.1861667 West, latitude 44.3508333 North, depth = 8.55 km. The temblor was reported at 14:57:45 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 14:57:45 / October 21, 2020 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80471324. Unique identifier: mb80471324. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.55 km (5 miles).

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 seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km NW of Stanley, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.1861667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.3508333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24 km NW of Stanley, Idaho Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-21 14:57:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-21 15:14:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 139 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network mb The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.299 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID mb80471324 Id of event.
Event Code 80471324 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80471324, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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