A boat launch site on Stanley Lake is flooded by deep water and is being studied by geologists to assess if the March 31, 2020 earthquake played a part in sinking the boat launch. Picture via Facebook. Yep, according to new investigations, geologists believe that the Stanley Lake inlet beach collapsed as a result of the March 31 M6.5 earthquake. Share Embed Explore. The inlet at Stanley Lake—a popular boat launch, beach and fishing area—apparently collapsed during the past five weeks as a result of the March 31 earthquake that rocked Idaho and beyond. The quake's "preliminary magnitude" was 4.2. It hit at 5:52 p.m. that Tuesday and was felt as far away as Utah, western Montana and the far western side of Idaho. Stanley Lake Inlet Beach collapsed after March 6.5 magnitude earthquake KTVB Staff 5/10/2020 Dr. Fauci Says Some Places 'Better Hold Off' on Thanksgiving Celebrations Stanley Lake Earthquake 2020. by Claudio Berti. Stanley Lake’s inlet beach has collapsed as a result of the March 31 earthquake, the Sawtooth National Forest reported over the weekend. The USGS reports that the earthquake's epicenter was in the Sawtooth Mountain Range, west of Sawtooth Lake and near the Stanley Lake … STANLEY (Idaho Statesman) – Weeks after a magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook Idaho, officials discovered a casualty of the quake, which was the … STANLEY, Idaho — A popular Sawtooth beach, boat launch and fishing area is now under water, and Idaho Gelogical Survey officials say the culprit was likely the 6.5 magnitude earthquake in March. Idaho geologists determined that the flooding of Lake Inlet Beach was consistent with the geological processes that occurred during the March 31 earthquake. The earthquake was centered 19 miles northwest of Stanley. Stanley Lake Inlet Beach Collapses a result of the March 31 Earthquake (Image: U.S. Forest Service - Sawtooth National Forest) (KMVT) By Garrett Hottle … It was the second largest earthquake to … Shaking from the March 31, 2020 M6.5 Stanley earthquake, or one of the subsequent aftershocks, caused liquefaction of sediments near the inlet of Stanley Lake. Stanley Lake Inlet Beach disappears during idaho M6.5 earthquake on March 31, 2020. On March 31, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake rolled through Idaho's Sawtooth mountain range, northeast of Boise. Liquefaction is the processes in which shaking or vibration of saturated, unconsolidated soil causes a loss of strength. Published on May 9, 2020.