Idaho earthquakes list

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The list below shows the Idaho earthquakes

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Idaho = UTC – 7

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Jun 14 12:14 3.3 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Jun 03 16:19 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Challis, Idaho May 16 15:56 2.7 8 MAP
USGS Challis, Idaho May 16 15:56 2.6 5 MAP
USGS Challis, Idaho May 16 15:53 3.4 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Challis, Idaho May 16 15:53 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Southern Idaho May 16 15:53 3.4 8 MAP
USGS Montpelier, Idaho May 14 23:32 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Challis, Idaho May 14 21:05 2.6 9 MAP
USGS Challis, Idaho May 14 21:05 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Challis, Idaho May 13 02:21 2.5 10 MAP
USGS Challis, Idaho May 09 00:13 2.7 9 MAP
USGS Soda Springs, Idaho May 05 16:38 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Soda Springs, Idaho May 05 15:55 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Challis, Idaho May 05 06:12 2.6 5 MAP
USGS Challis, Idaho Apr 12 10:43 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Challis, ID - It quickly rattled the side of our house facing East. My wife did not feel it on the other side of the house. I felt my kitchen floor shake and I heard the dishes in my cupboards rattle. It only lasted for about 2-3 seconds.
  • USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Apr 04 10:34 3.3 5 MAP
    EMSC Southern Idaho Apr 04 10:34 3.3 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Apr 04 09:45 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Victor, Idaho Apr 03 02:50 2.5 7 MAP
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Mar 27 01:34 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Idaho Feb 23 14:23 3.5 11 MAP
    USGS Salmon, Idaho Feb 23 14:23 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Challis, Idaho Feb 14 23:28 2.6 5 MAP
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Dec 26 23:10 2.5 -3 MAP
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Dec 26 21:30 3.1 16 MAP
    EMSC Southern Idaho Dec 26 21:30 3.3 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Arco, Idaho Dec 21 09:06 2.5 18 MAP
    USGS Challis, Idaho Dec 05 12:08 2.5 6 MAP
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Dec 01 10:40 2.5 5 MAP
    USGS Challis, Idaho Nov 26 06:57 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mccall, Idaho Nov 23 05:35 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • McCall Idaho - I felt the office floor "roll" underneath me as if something very large had driven by the building and vibrated it and I noticed the door to my office swaying slightly. I told my coworker, I think we just had an earthquake!
  • USGS Northern Idaho Nov 20 22:39 4.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Lucile - The event began with a loud roaring as if from a strong wind,but there was no wind. The roaring increased in volume, followed by what sounded like an explosion from dynamite; the building was shaking & shuddering. The shaking caused a 4 wheeler to move; it lasted for several seconds. No damage detected as of yet. It is strange that we all in this canyon heard the huge noise and sounds like an avalanche. The KLEW NEWS stated that noises are from manmade concomitant events. Not so in our case!
  • Lucile - The event began with a loud roaring as if from a strong wind,but there was no wind. The roaring increased in volume, followed by what sounded like an explosion from dynamite; the building was shaking & shuddering. The shaking caused a 4 wheeler to move; it lasted for several seconds. No damage detected as of yet. It is strange that we all in this canyon heard the huge noise and sounds like an avalanche. The KLEW NEWS stated that noises are from manmade concomitant events. Not so in our case!
  • EMSC Northern Idaho Nov 20 22:39 4.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Southern Idaho Nov 20 07:11 3.0 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • New meadows, ID - Couple seconds, grandfather clock chimes sounded
  • McCall - About 10 minutes ago around 3:50pm I was sitting on my couch and suddenly felt my house shaking. It lasted for a few seconds.
  • Lucile - Crazy. Sounded like a big truck rumbling on the road then it got really REALLY loud resembling the sound of an avalanche. The house shook like crazy...it's a big two story log house and everything shook...the walls, floors, furniture. Maybe about 6- 8 seconds duration. HaRd to say as I couldn't figure out what was going on!!!
  • USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Nov 15 09:33 3.8 11 MAP
    EMSC Southern Idaho Nov 15 09:33 3.8 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Nov 14 21:51 3.1 8 MAP
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Nov 14 21:51 3.2 2 MAP
    EMSC Southern Idaho Nov 14 21:51 3.2 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Nov 13 17:17 3.2 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Nov 12 23:52 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Challis, Idaho Oct 05 11:34 2.5 5 MAP
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 21 13:34 3.2 11 MAP
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 21 13:34 3.2 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Montpelier, Idaho Sep 21 09:07 2.5 6 MAP
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 21 08:39 2.6 8 MAP
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 21 08:39 2.5 2 MAP
    USGS Challis, Idaho Sep 18 07:00 2.5 9 MAP
    USGS Challis, Idaho Sep 16 15:34 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Challis - I heard the house creaking and the plants on the dresser were rocking. Only lasted a 3 ish seconds.

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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