A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 70 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (43 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.74 km, -115.0657° West, 44.3004° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 05:16:07 / May 2, 2020 @ 5:16 am. Unique identifier: us700098k5. Ids that are associated to the event: us700098k5. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:16:07 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.74 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 70 km WSW of Challis, Idaho.
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