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4.0 magnitude earthquake reported near Stanley

The earthquake hit near 12:30 p.m. on Friday.
Credit: USGS

STANLEY, Idaho — A 4.0 magnitude earthquake was reported near Stanley, Idaho by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake was reported around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6. 

USGS reports the epicenter of the earthquake was 27 kilometers, approximately 16.7 miles northwest of Stanley.

The last earthquake to hit near Stanley occurred on Oct. 12.  That earthquake measured at a magnitude of 3.1, according to the USGS. Officials say the epicenter was 73 miles northeast of Boise along Idaho 21 near Elk Mountain.

Several other earthquakes have been recorded in that area this year, with the largest, a 6.5-magnitude, hitting March 31. The shocks from that earthquake were strong enough to be felt around the region. 

KTVB has not received any reports of damage connected to the Sunday earthquake.

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