A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 km NE of Challis, Idaho (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 01:29:38 / February 28, 2016 @ 1:29 am. The temblor was detected at 18:29:38 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.35 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10004t8m. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80127094, us10004t8m. Exact location of event, longitude -114.1212 West, latitude 44.6168 North, depth = 7.35 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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