A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 68 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (42 miles). Unique identifier: us70009n5i. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009n5i. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:42:52 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.0359 West, latitude 44.2896 North, depth = 12.64 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.64 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 08:42:52 / May 22, 2020 @ 8:42 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 68 km WSW of Challis, Idaho. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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