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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Stanley in Idaho

Earthquake location 44.0458333S, -114.9381667WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.9381667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.0458333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 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 2020-12-31 16:22:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-31 16:54:17 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 121 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.164 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 mb80481849 Id of event.
Event Code 80481849 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80481849, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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