A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Stanley in Idaho on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -114.983 West, latitude 43.9643 North, depth = 18.84 km. Global time and date of event 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 16:22:47 / December 31, 2020 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80481859, us6000d4k8. Unique identifier: us6000d4k8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.84 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:22:47 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hailey (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Hailey (c. 8 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 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. 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: 28 km S of Stanley, Idaho.
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