A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Georgetown in Idaho on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 17:01:53 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 17:01:53 / January 22, 2021 @ 5:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.45 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d2gj. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60424767, us7000d2gj. Exact location of event, longitude -111.3031 West, latitude 42.5835 North, depth = 10.45 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NNE of Georgetown, Idaho. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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