A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 70 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80417799. Id of event: mb80417799. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.42 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -115.0755° West, 44.318° North, depth 5.42 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 12:26:54 / May 6, 2020 @ 12:26 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:26:54 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km WSW of Challis, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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