A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (41 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -115.0164° West, 44.292° North, depth 11.36 km. Id of earthquake: us70009j3p. Event ids that are associated: us70009j3p. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:24:25 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 20:24:25 / May 17, 2020 @ 8:24 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.36 km (7 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 66 km WSW of Challis, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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