A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Paris in Idaho. Exact location, longitude -111.2099991° West, latitude 42.0974998° North, depth = 7.28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60253282. Unique identifier: uu60253282. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:35:44 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/17 / 2017-10-16 01:35:44 / October 16, 2017 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.28 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hyrum (c. 7 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Providence (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hyrum, Nibley, Providence (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 21 km SE of Paris, Idaho.
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