A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 km NE of Challis, Idaho (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:29:38 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.35 km, -114.1211667° West, 44.6168333° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 01:29:38 / February 28, 2016 @ 1:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.35 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: mb80127094. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80127094.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 15 km NE of Challis, Idaho.
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