A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Soda Springs in Idaho. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 04:38:44 / September 3, 2017 @ 4:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4869 West, latitude 42.6182 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aetj. Id of event: us2000aetj. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:38:44 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Preston (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Preston. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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