Several small earthquakes reported this month near Challis
CHALLIS, Idaho (KBOI) —
Several small earthquakes have been reported in the Challis area this month by the U.S. Geological Survey.
A 2.0 magnitude earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon about 30 miles southwest of Challis. A second, smaller 1.7 quake, was reported about 23 miles southwest of town as well.
On Wednesday, a 2.8 magnitude quake was reported.
The largest earthquake to hit the Gem State in the past 30 days has been in southeast Idaho (near Soda Springs). On Jan. 26, a 4.3 earthquake was reported.
In 1983, two children were killed in Challis while they walked to school after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred near Borah Peak.