A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (43 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -115.0621667° West, latitude 44.284° North, depth = 7.04 km. Unique identifier: mb80423279. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80423279. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 15:57:51 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:57:51 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.04 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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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