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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 28 km S of Stanley, Idaho

Earthquake location 43.9643S, -114.983WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.983° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.9643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 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 16:22:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-31 21:31:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.492 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 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,mb,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.243 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us6000d4k8 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d4k8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80481859,us6000d4k8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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