A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 63 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (39 miles). Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 02:38:55 / May 17, 2020 @ 2:38 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:38:55 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -114.9728° West, latitude 44.2871° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70009ijq. Event ids that are associated: us70009ijq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km WSW of Challis, Idaho.
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