A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 km NW of Challis, Idaho (6 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 15:53:12 / May 16, 2019 @ 3:53 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:12 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -114.3159° West, 44.5807° North. Unique identifier: us70003m2f. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80344179, us70003m2f.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 10 km NW of Challis, Idaho.
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