A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Stanley in Idaho. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 16:22:41 / December 31, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:22:41 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -114.9381667° West, 44.0458333° North, depth 4.39 km. Unique identifier: mb80481849. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80481849. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.39 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Hailey (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hailey (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 19 km S of Stanley, Idaho.
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