I tend to be an earthquake junkie. I lived in central California a couple years after the 1989 quake that happened during the World Series. But, even I would be hard pressed to think of a valid reason to mention this tiny quake that just happened near Challis, Idaho.
It is easy to forget that we live in earthquake country. Yes, Idaho has on occasion gotten a pretty good shaking in the past. Last night, there was another small quake although I'm doubting you felt this one.
Did you feel the 2.6 earthquake that happened just before midnight Saturday night near Challis, Idaho? Of course, you didn't. An earthquake this small wouldn't wake the chickens if their hen house was located directly over where the 2.6 was centered.
Did you feel the "massive" earthquakes in Idaho this morning? Yes, there's some sarcasm here cause they weren't massive at all. There was a 2.9 and a 2.8 earthquake 16km NE of Challis, Idaho.
Challis, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) For the last two weeks, a cluster of nearly 20 earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or greater has shook Custer County Idaho, 6 to 14 miles north-northwest of Challis Idaho.
A smoky haze is hanging over the Magic Valley area and other parts of southern Idaho this week. Although there are no fires burning locally, officials say the smoke could be coming from three other fires burning in Idaho right now. There are two fires burning in the Salmon-Challis National Forest...