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Minor earthquake: M2.84 quake has struck near Stanley in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.0336667S, -114.9278333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Stanley in Idaho on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80480224. Unique identifier: mb80480224. Exact location of event, depth -0.72 km, -114.9278333° West, 44.0336667° North. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:04:45 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 17:04:45 / December 17, 2020 @ 5:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.72 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hailey. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Hailey (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 20 km S of Stanley, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.9278333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.0336667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km S 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 2020-12-17 17:04:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-17 17:21:45 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 124 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.177 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 mb80480224 Id of event.
Event Code 80480224 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80480224, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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