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ANOTHER SHAKER 4-14-14 LMS

Monday afternoon at 2:16 a strong earthquake once again shook Challis and surrounding areas.

Monday’s quake came in at a 4.4 only slightly less intense than the 4.9 that occurred Saturday evening.

According to the US Geological Survey the most recent earthquake took place at approximately the same depth and within the same general area as the one on Saturday. The epicenter of Monday’s quake is said to have been 9 miles north northwest of Challis at a depth of 3.1 miles.

The 4.9 on Saturday was nine miles north of Challis at 3.7 miles beneath the surface.

Only a few Salmon residents recognized the Saturday event as an earthquake. Property owners in the Lake Creek area 12 miles south of Salmon have felt their homes rumble during both level 4 episodes.


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