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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 1.7 mi northeast of Driggs, Teton County, Idaho, USA, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 9:01 pm (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 1.7 mi northeast of Driggs, Teton County, Idaho, USA, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 9:01 pm (GMT -6) Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 1.7 mi northeast of Driggs, Teton County, Idaho, USA, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 9:01 pm (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 5 km depth

11 Aug 03:05 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 4 minutes.
11 Aug 03:13: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 11, 2022 03:01:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 9:01 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.7
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude43.7346°N / 111.0804°W (Teton, Idaho, United States)
Antipode43.735°S / 68.92°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt19 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoYellowstone (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) ENE of Driggs (pop: 1,690) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) N of Victor (pop: 1,960) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) NW of Jackson (Teton County, Wyoming) (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Saint Anthony (pop: 3,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) E of Rexburg (Madison County) (pop: 27,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Ammon (Bonneville County) (pop: 15,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Idaho Falls (pop: 59,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
412 km (256 mi) E of Boise (pop: 146,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 18.4°C (65 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.75 km2 Km ENE of Driggs, IdahoUSGS
2.75 kmSOUTHERN IDAHOEMSC
2.75 kmEastern IdahoRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Fox Creek, Wyoming, USA (FXWY/IW network) | Distance from quake: 12 km / 7 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Fox Creek, Wyoming, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (20)

At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Alta, Wyoming (2874.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Yes, I felt it relatively strongly for 1 to 2 seconds. Our dog started barking and the house shook. Shaking intensity a 3 on a 1-10 scale | One user found this interesting.  
Driggs airport, midfield (1.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Loud boom vibration, building rattled, then 2nd boom/tremor immediately after | One user found this interesting.  
Alta, WY (6.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Whole house shook, dog was aroused.  
Alta, WY (4.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : House shook pretty good for about a couple of seconds.  
Badger Creek area, NE of Tetonia (13.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Quick short faint jolt, no after shock  
Alta Wyoming (5.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : We heard a rumble then felt shaking and vibrations  
Driggs, ID (3.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt like a vehicle ran into the house  
Teton village (25.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Laying in bed and just felt the house almost shake or shimmy  
Driggs, Idaho (5.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I was sitting and reading when the rumbling happened  
Falcon Creek subdivision. About a mile east of ep / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / very short : A loud noise and small vibration. Seemed to come from our basement.  
Driggs / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Driggs / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Driggs Idaho / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt as if a large truck was speeding by and had to apply jake brake fast Driggs Idaho  
1457 Telemark trail, Driggs, idaho / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s : Felt like an explosion. Very quick, loud almost like lighting hit the house.  
In town proper of Driggs. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Alta Wyoming / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Jackson, Wyoming / not felt
1457 Telemark trail, Driggs, idaho / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s : Felt like an explosion. Very quick, loud almost like lighting hit the house.  
alta wy / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : movement of ground  
Driggs / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Weak to moderate shaking  

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