A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 75 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (47 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.1277 West, latitude 44.2936 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 14:18:29 / May 9, 2020 @ 2:18 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:18:29 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70009dcf. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009dcf.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km WSW of Challis, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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