A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Driggs in Idaho on Monday. Id of earthquake: us70006spn. Event ids that are associated: us70006spn, mb80376584. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.29 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 22:00:10 / December 30, 2019 @ 10:00 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:00:10 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.29 km, -111.1063° West, 43.9163° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jackson, Rexburg (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Rexburg (c. 25 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Jackson (c. 9 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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