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Minor earthquake: M2.98 quake has struck near Stanley in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.3195S, -115.1893333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 km WNW of Stanley, Idaho (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 20:22:11 / November 6, 2020 @ 8:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:22:11 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.1893333° West, latitude 44.3195° North, depth = 7.81 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.81 km (5 miles). Event id: mb80473479. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80473479.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km WNW of Stanley, Idaho.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.1893333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.3195° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km WNW 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 2020-11-06 20:22:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-06 22:35:18 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 137 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.942 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 mb80473479 Id of event.
Event Code 80473479 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80473479, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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