A earthquake with magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Challis in Idaho. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -115.1361° West, latitude 44.4484° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008jr5, uu60371877. Id of event: us70008jr5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/20 / 2020-03-31 23:52:31 / March 31, 2020 @ 11:52 pm. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:52:31 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle, Garden City, Emmett (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 126 km (78 miles) from Boise (c. 146 000 pop), 128 km (80 miles) from Eagle (c. 19 900 pop), 127 km (79 miles) from Garden City (c. 11 000 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Hailey (c. 8 000 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Emmett (c. 6 600 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 72 km W of Challis, Idaho.
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