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Minor Earthquakes Felt in Utah, Idaho

Minor Earthquakes Felt in Utah, Idaho

Posted - Feb. 13, 2004 at 11:05 a.m.



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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- At least five small earthquakes have shaken parts of Utah and Idaho, but there are no immediate reports of damage.

The largest quake, registered by the University of Utah Seismograph Stations at magnitude 2-point-8, occurred at 11:35 last night in the northern Cache Valley, along the Utah-Idaho border.

University officials say the epicenter was almost two miles southwest of Franklin, Idaho, and two miles northwest of Lewiston, Utah

There were also at least four smaller quakes located two miles northwest of Soda Springs, Idaho. The biggest, just before five o'clock this morning, registered at 2-point-7.

The other quakes were closer to magnitude 2.

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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