Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 5 Km WSW of Montpelier, Idaho, USA, on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 00:57 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
24 Feb 16:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 hours.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2021 00:57:30 UTC -
Depth: 2.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.31267°N / 111.36°W (Idaho, United States)
Nearest volcano: Hell's Half Acre (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Montpelier (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Paris (pop: 506) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Soda Springs (pop: 2,940) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Preston (Franklin County) (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NE of Smithfield (Cache County, Utah) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of North Logan (Cache County, Utah) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNE of Logan (Utah) (pop: 50,400) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SE of Pocatello (pop: 54,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) NNE of Ogden (Utah) (pop: 85,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNE of Layton (Utah) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||2.4 km||5 Km WSW of Montpelier, Idaho, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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