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4.9 magnitude earthquake in Smiths Ferry shakes the Treasure Valley

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
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A 4.9 magnitude earthquake was detected just after 10 a.m. near Smiths Ferry, Idaho, just 47 miles outside of Eagle.

Though the earthquake was centered 5.5 miles beneath Smiths Ferry, some were feeling the ground tremble across the Treasure Valley with the National Weather Service reporting minor shaking at their airport office.

The last substantial earthquake that struck the area happened back on March 31, 2020, in Stanley. That quake measured in at a magnitude of 6.5.

This is a developing situation, details will be added as they are released.

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