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40 facts about earthquakes

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Take a look at some interesting trivia facts, courtesy of the USGS, in the slideshow embedded above. Take a look at some interesting trivia facts, courtesy of the USGS, in the slideshow embedded above.
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SANDPOINT, Idaho - Multiple earthquake shook northern Idaho Thursday night and early Friday morning. 

According to the United States Geological Survey, the largest was a 4.2 magnitude that hit just outside of Ponderay, Idaho at around 10:45 pm. There was also a 4.1 magnitude south of Sandpoint and a 3.3 magnitude early Friday morning centered again south of Sandpoint. There was no major damage reported. Inspectors were looking at area bridges on Friday to make sure they received no structural damage. 

Prior to the Thursday night rumblings, the last recorded earthquakes in the Sandpoint area were in 1918 and 1942. 

If you're looking for more earthquake trivia facts, from not only here, but from around the world, check them out in the slideshow attached to this story!

All facts are courtesy of the USGS. 

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