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Three aftershocks reported near Stanley, USGS reports

USGS has reported three aftershocks in Stanley, Idaho, all under 4.0 magnitude.
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Three aftershocks were reported near Stanley, Idaho over the weekend. None exceeded a 4.0 magnitude.

STANLEY, Idaho — USGS is reporting three aftershock earthquakes between Saturday and Sunday morning. All of the earthquakes were under a 4.0 magnitude.

All aftershocks were within 10 kilometers of the city of Stanley, according to USGS.

The first aftershock occurred around 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon and was reported as a 2.7 magnitude. The second occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday morning and was reported as a 2.8 magnitude, followed by a 3.9 magnitude aftershock around 10 a.m.

A 2.7 magnitude aftershock was also reported by USGS on Friday.

Several people in the Stanley area reported feeling the aftershocks.

A larger earthquake - 6.5 in magnitude - was recorded on March 31, with powerful shaking and aftershocks widely felt in Boise and other Treasure Valley cities. 

Dylan Mikesell, an associate professor in the Geoscience Department at Boise State University, suggested that Idaho may continue to feel aftershocks for several years following the initial quake on March 31.

KTVB is working to gather more information, check back for updates.

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