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3 Earthquakes rattle northern Idaho

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USGS confirms three earthquakes rattled north Idaho Thursday night (PHOTO: MGN/NWS) USGS confirms three earthquakes rattled north Idaho Thursday night (PHOTO: MGN/NWS)
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    USGS reports there was just a 4.1 magnitude earthquake 13 Miles South East of Sandpoint, Idaho at 7:32 pm. Bonner County dispatch says there are no reports of damage in the area yet, and Avista says there aren't power outages in the area.

    This is a breaking news story and we will continue to update you as we learn more.

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    This is a breaking news story and we will continue to update you as we learn more.

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SANDPOINT, Idaho -

 Three Earthquakes were recorded near Sandpoint, ID Thursday night and early Friday Morning.

The most recent was a magnitude 3.3  recorded at 1:28 AM Friday morning 8 miles East Southeast of Sandpoint, ID. 

USGS reports there was a 4.1 magnitude earthquake 13 Miles South East of Sandpoint, Idaho at 7:32 pm Thursday evening. Bonner County dispatch says there are no reports of damage in the area yet, and Avista says there aren't power outages in the area.

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network director John Vidale confirms to KHQ that a second earthquake hit North Idaho at about 10:45 pm on Thursday evening. USGS says the earthquake was about a 4.2 magnitude, and it was just outside of Ponderay, Idaho. The exact location is 48.250°N 116.351°W: that's 14km East of Ponderay, Idaho.

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Viewers reported to KHQ they felt it as far as Coeur d'Alene.


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