A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southern Idaho (0 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:26:07 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008wu0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008wu0. Exact location, longitude -115.2243° West, latitude 44.5265° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 15:26:07 / April 15, 2020 @ 3:26 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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