A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 km SE of Challis, Idaho (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hfhg. Id of event: us2000hfhg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 15:34:22 / September 16, 2018 @ 3:34 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -114.1537 West, latitude 44.4624 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:34:22 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SE of Challis, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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